figure-of-8 bandage


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fig·ure-of-8 ban·dage

a bandage applied alternately to two parts, usually two segments of a limb above and below the joint, in such a way that the turns describe the figure 8; a specific bandage used for treatment of fractures of the clavicle.

fig·ure-of-8 ban·dage

(fig'yŭr-āt' ban'dăj)
A bandage applied alternately to two parts, usually two segments of a limb above and below the joint, in such a way that the turns describe the figure 8; used primarily for the treatment of fractures of the clavicle.