plaster cast


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plaster cast

n.
1. A sculptured mold or cast in plaster of Paris.
2. See cast.

plaster cast

See CAST.
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PIONEER Professor Gordon Mackay OUTDATED Z A plaster cast
Children brought in their favourite teddy, soft toy or doll as a "patient", on which the trainee doctors demonstrated and explained a range of procedures from x-rays and immunisations to plaster casts and bandages.
Staff at Torbay Hospital in Torquay, Devon, then put a plaster cast on his right leg.
Also disqualifying him from driving for a year, Judge Wood told him: "You had a plaster cast on your leg and you drove a car that wasn't adapted to enable you to do so.
Hundreds of thousands of elderly people in Britain, particularly women, suffer from osteoporosis, which makes their bones brittle and leaves them vulnerable to fractures, which are normally treated by immobilising the wrist in a plaster cast.
While he is comfortable in the plaster cast, we shall leave it on for a few days to try to give everything a chance to settle a bit.
africanus cranium reach only about 370 cubic centimeters, down from a prior estimate of 428 cubic centimeters based on a plaster cast, the scientists add.
Carlo Scarpa when designing the Canova plaster cast galleries at Possagno (November 1996) was advised that only a dark coloured background would be correct for the white plaster sculptures.
Steps to fabricate sand and plaster cast metal prototypes are virtually identical, but the tooling selection is based on the quantity of parts required.
1) nonferrous alloy parts cast in plaster cast (40 Unit)
THE Duchess of Cornwall joked she longed for her high heels after having a plaster cast removed from her leg yesterday.
Nicola said Antony Gormley had taken her plaster cast but she said her mum's was displayed in their sitting room window.