locking point

locking point

Etymology: AS, loc, lock; L, punctum, puncture
a point on the body at which light pressure can be applied to help a weak or debilitated patient maintain a desired posture or position. A basic locking point is the body's center of gravity, at the level of the second sacral vertebra, where mild pressure can assist a patient in standing or walking erect.

lock·ing point

(lok'ing poynt)
The body's center of gravity; by holding onto it, a health care worker can help patients maintain their balance.
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The third locking point was between the yoke and the massive extractor shroud.
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