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clip

 [klip]
a metallic device for approximating the edges of a wound or for the prevention of bleeding from small individual blood vessels.

clip

(klip),
1. A fastener used to hold a part or thing together with another.
2. A fastener used to close off a small vessel.

clip

(klip) a metallic device for approximating the edges of a wound or for the prevention of bleeding from small individual blood vessels.

clip

Etymology: AS, clyppan, to embrace
a surgical device used for grasping the skin to align the edges of a wound and to stop bleeding, especially of the smaller blood vessels. It is also used in radiography for localization.

CLIP

Abbreviation for:
central-local information partnership (Medspeak-UK)
cholesterol-lowering intervention programme (Medspeak-UK)
corticotropin-like intermediate lobe peptide

CLIP

Abbreviation for corticotropinlike intermediate-lobe peptide.

clip

(klip)
1. A fastener used to hold a part or thing together with another.
2. A fastener used to close off a small vessel.

CLIP

corticotropin-like intermediary peptide.

clip

1. a metallic device for approximating the edges of a wound or for the prevention of bleeding from small individual blood vessels.
2. the small, upturned flange on the front of the front shoe, on the sides of the hind shoe of a set of horseshoes, which helps to prevent lateral movement of the attached shoe.
3. to remove the wool of a sheep by cutting with shears, usually hand shears.
4. the total wool produced by a flock or a farm at one shearing.

clip suture
see michel clip.
Versa clip
a hemostatic clip or staple applied with a special forceps.

Patient discussion about clip

Q. Can I have a MRI of the knee if I have hemostatic clips in the brain?(also called aneurysm clips)?

A. How about a CAT scan of the knee?, I wonder if it would be an appropriate diagnostic tool, I suspect problems with a lateral meniscus.

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Tie a square knot with those two ends and clip off the excess thread.
It was clever bowling by the left-armer, who surprised Smith by getting one to hold its line and clip off stump.
Hayden missed a casual clip off his legs to go lbw in Majid Haq's first over, and the off-spinner also got rid of Michael Clarke.
Education officials took the clip off YouTube, where web users post home-made videos.
We've made land-based activities like biking with music a simple clip on, clip off process.
Actions: Zoom off a curb to the right side, overcorrect to left, slide and spin on dew to right, clip off three 8-by-8-inch pressure-treated fence posts, and kill an 18-inch oak that, on the other hand, also managed to stop the car--instantly
Consumers are advised to clip off the felt ears and limbs of the pop-up characters.
Former Durham batsman Peng drove a boundary which took Glamorgan to three figures, and a Croft clip off his legs for four saw the target dip below 100.
By then, the 29-year-old had found the ropes once with a clip off the pads through midwicket.
England could have had a further wicket in that dramatic first over with Graham Thorpe, now installed as the new short leg fielder in the side, just missing a sharp chance as new bats man Jacques Rudolph got off the mark with a clip off his legs.