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jacket

 [jak´et]
an encasement or covering for the trunk, especially the thorax.
plaster-of-Paris jacket a casing of plaster of paris enveloping the body, for the purpose of giving support or correcting deformities; see also cast.
Sayre's jacket a plaster of Paris jacket used as a support for the vertebral column.
strait jacket popular name for camisole.

jack·et

(jak'et),
1. A fixed bandage applied around the body to immobilize the spine.
2. In dentistry, a term commonly used in reference to an artificial crown composed of fired porcelain or acrylic resin.
[M.E., fr. O.Fr. jaquet, dim. of jaque, tunic, fr. Jacques, nickname of Fr. peasants.]

jack·et

(jak'ĕt)
1. A fixed bandage applied around the body to immobilize the spine.
2. dentistry An artificial crown composed of fired porcelain or acrylic resin.

jack·et

(jak'ĕt)
In dentistry, term meaning an artificial crown composed of fired porcelain or acrylic resin.
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* Depending on the severity, tape and sticker shadows lower the book's value, although not as much as dust jacket chips and creases.
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