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cradle

 [kra´d'l]
a frame placed over the body of a bed patient for application of heat or cold or for protecting injured parts from coming in contact with the bed clothes. Cradles vary in size according to their intended purpose and can be used over the entire body or over one or more extremities.
bed cradle see bed cradle.
electric cradle (heat cradle) a tunnel- or hood-shaped cradle equipped with light bulbs, for applications of heat to the patient's body.

cra·dle

(krā'dĕl),
A frame used to keep bedclothes from coming in contact with a patient.
[M.E. cradel]

cradle

/cra·dle/ (kra´d'l) a frame placed over the body of a bed patient for application of heat or cold or for protecting injured parts from contact with bed covers.

cra·dle

(krā'dĕl)
A frame used to keep bedclothes from coming in contact with a patient.
[M.E. cradel]

cradle

a barred restraining device.

calf cradle
is interposed in a chute in a vertical position. The calf is driven in. It may be anything up to 6 months of age. One side of the cradle is movable and the calf is clamped in tightly. The cradle is then swiveled on its bottom hinge and the calf is upended so that it can be castrated, branded, dehorned.
neck cradle
a series of bars tied together like a nonrigid fence. Tied round the neck of a horse like a loose splint, it prevents the horse from biting or licking itself.
lamb cradle
the lamb is laid on its back in the device, its legs are clamped in position exposing scrotum and tail for castration and tail docking, and the perineal area to expose skin folds for mulesing.
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