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patten

[pat′ən]
a metal support worn on a shoe to prevent weight-bearing on the opposite leg.

patten

(păt′ĕn) [Fr. patin, wooden shoe]
A support applied under one shoe as part of the treatment for hip disease or unequal length of the legs. The device may be attached to a leg caliper.
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1981), Smith (1984), Patin and McNiel (1991a), and Leggett and Stewart (1999) agree that non-monetary benefits are uniformly distributed across members of CUs and, therefore, will have no effect on the potential asymmetry by which benefits are distributed among their members group.
Patin added that the letter was being analysed by chemical experts, but did not say where the correspondence came from.
Patin said some of her transgender clients tell her that they'd rather ride the train all night than go to a homeless shelter.
Valhol won the race, and Patin claimed he never used the battery.
The hosts Anacron and Krystal have handed over the reins to Dan "Sully" Sullivan, who now hosts Mental Graffiti's slam with Nikki Patin on the last Monday of every month at The Big Horse (1558 W.
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US embassy spokesman Paul Patin said that Diab works for the Red Cross, 'he's a qualified doctor, and he has been in and out of the Palestinian territories doing humanitarian work withchildren.
In 1692, French physician Guy Patin wrote, "I saw a woman today who finally became hard as wood all over.
BIR also announced Gold Pen awards for Albert Patin and Jean-Claude Platier of France's Recyclage Recuperation magazine for their contributions to the promotion of recycling in trade journalism.
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US Embassy spokesman Paul Patin says US special envoy to the Middle East Anthony Zinni, who left the region in mid-December during a period of widespread violence, will return on Jan.
They make sure they provide regular updates to the community on construction, and on any state issues,'' said Mamie Patin, assistant to the superintendent.