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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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Vendors of recreational safety harnesses are focusing on expanding their product portfolio for climbing activities in an attempt to capitalize on this trend.
Some owners of dogs who tend to pull on-leash use these harnesses to prevent potential harm from excessive pressure on their dogs' tracheas.
s new G-Series (G30 and G20) safety harnesses are designed for more all-season comfort and complete 360-degree range of movement.
6 wear fully-beaded harnesses as an alternative to the traditional hide shirts worn by the majority of the others in the group.
Podeszwa noted, children in Pavlik harnesses are generally easier to handle and care for than those in spica casts.
Traditional dog harnesses constantly got wet and mushers had to unharness their dogs, dry the harnesses, and hitch the dogs back up at every checkpoint.
So, in order to potentially rule out any obviously inferior products prior to crash testing, CPS conducted preliminary strength testing of the harnesses.
Developed to work with all major escape systems, DEUS X Class harnesses include a convertible waistbelt (NFPA Class I) and seat harness (NFPA Class II), and a chest piece add-on to provide a full body harness (NFPA Class III).
Both harnesses have a removable bow strap for securing your bow while elevated.
New Safety Harnesses are now approved for use onboard submarines.
If any of these wiring harnesses are not in the ground hop kit when you receive it, order them separately through the supply system.
By analysing harness designs against factory capabilities, Capital Harness MPM helps identify what, where and how harnesses and their constituent sub-assemblies should be built.