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pinwheel

(pin'(h)wel?)
A spiked rotating instrument that is rolled along the patient's skin to gauge the ability of the patient to perceive pain or light touch. Synonym: neuro pinwheel; Wartenberg neurological pinwheel

neuro pinwheel

Pinwheel.
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When we assemble the pinwheel, the artist's dynamic style visually ties everything together.
Pinwheels for Peace is an art and literacy installation project started in 2005 as a way for students to express their feelings about what's going on in the world and in their lives.
To make it even easier on yourself, make the pinwheels ahead of time, then freeze them raw and just cook them when needed.
Answers: 1-f) parachute 2-e) airplane 3-c) helicopter 4-a) stop 5-d) pinwheel 6-b) propeller.
Campers can make boats, pinwheels, boomerangs, airplanes, and rockets to float, spin, or fly when the sun shines.
Like giant pinwheels, spiral galaxies feature curving arms that rotate around a dense core.
Above, the swirling pinwheels of multi-colored lights burn as eagerly as fanned sparks bursting into fire.
Choose from all of our top selling styles like the 46" Superflyer, 39" Diamond, Pocket Parafoil, Stunt Kite and even 2 designs of Pinwheels.
NORTHBORO -- Members of the Northboro Junior Woman's Club created a pinwheel garden with over 750 pinwheels in front of Northboro Town Hall to recognize April as National Child Abuse Prevention Month.
Charles was joined by Manhattan magazine's Cristina Cuomo and over 200 volunteers, holding nearly 5,000 pinwheels to create the display.
A Pinwheels for Peace "planting" of pinwheels will take place at 1:15 p.
Simple, step-by-step instructions walk the reader through how to create such tasty delights as Mini Swiss Pinwheels, Italian Cheese Torta, Grilled Shiitakes with Taleggio, Parmesan Biscotti, and many more.