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harness

 [har´nes]
a support device used to immobilize a body part or hold it in position.
Pavlik harness a device used correct hip dislocations in infants with developmental dysplasia of the hip, consisting of a set of straps that hold the hips in flexion and abduction.

harness

/har·ness/ (hahr´nis) the combination of straps, bands, and other pieces that forms the working gear of a draft animal, or a device resembling such gear.
Pavlik harness  a device used to correct hip dislocations in infants with developmental dysplasia of the hip, consisting of a set of straps that hold the hips in flexion and abduction.

harness

(har′nĕs)
In postamputation rehabilitation, the part of an upper extremity prosthesis that fits around the shoulder and back to permit mechanical control of the terminal device and hold the socket firmly around the stump.

harness

a series of leather or webbing straps fitted together like the skeleton of a garment. Used to attach the draft animal to a waggon or a buggy, even to a saddle or a marking crayon or chin ball harness.

harness galls
cutaneous plaques of fibrous tissue where harness rubs.
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Professional harness racing drivers will team up with two lucky racegoers in a 1600 metre race around the track.
The harness allows dogs to move more freely by providing comfortable support behind the upper area of the front legs and a snug shoulder fit.
Harness racing is a popular sport in Wales and has been extremely popular in Ceredigion for centuries.
In the years since the SENSE-ation Harness made its debut, an overwhelming number of additional front-clip harnesses have been introduced and an ever-increasing number of people now use these products.
Richard, from Standardbred GB, hopes that harness racing - which has made an appearance at other thoroughbred racecourses in Wolverhampton and Scotland this season - will become a regular fixture at Gosforth Park.
The event, promoted by governing body The British Harness Racing Club, promises to make its debut in style, with the programme also including a Dennis Leonard Memorial Trophy and a Best Dressed Lady award.
Automotive wiring harness is used in the interfacing of different automotive electronic and electrical devices.
I examined a harness at White Swan (Yakama Indian Reservation, Washington State) during a powwow.
With more than 300 races per season and over PS130,000 of prize money on offer, it is easy to see why harness racing is so popular in these parts.
Capital Harness TVM addresses a critical business dynamic for wire harness suppliers: how to respond rapidly to requests for quotation.
THAT UNSECURED HARNESS GETS TANGLED WITH THE HMMWVS TRANSMISSION, TRANSFER AND PARKING BRAKE CONTROL LEVERS.