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sawbones

(sô′bōnz′)
n. pl. sawbones or saw·boneses (-bōn′zĭz) Slang
A physician, especially a surgeon.
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A total of 24 synthetic humerus sawbones #3404 were randomly divided into three groups ( n = 8), and anteromedial, anterolateral, and posterior fracture models of AO classification of 12-C3 were created.
Harry Fine, old-line house-call family sawbones arrives, is brought up to date and makes a cursory physical examination.
A dream of Nicholas's foreshadows his complicity: in it, he witnesses "a horrible, Godzilla-like encounter between a cricket and bullfrog--the sawbones legs of the one, the glaucous eye and long tongue of the other.
It's hard to take the sunshine girl seriously, as a high-powered sawbones with bad hair - but love is blind.
They are businessmen at the same time as they are professionals and artists and may even think of themselves, as did surgeons once, as laboring sawbones.
Haydn's misgivings are not surprising: this was still the age of the sawbones and the quack, with surgery often little more than a prelude to a sudden and painful death.
8) Chou and coworkers conducted a similar ROM study in sawbones to quantify scapular impingement using glenoid implants of varying inferior and lateral offsets as the humerus was abducted and adducted in the scapular plane.
Titled "Jawbones versus the Sawbones," it was played in Holman Stadium, the spring training site of the Dodgers from 1953 to 2008.
Waterstone's placed the thr i l ler Sawbones by Scots author Stuart MacBride in their Guide To Kids' Books.
AND Mr Brocklebank would like to thank all the teachers, cab drivers, broadcasters, councillors, clergy, vice chancellors, old sea salts, plaque designers, professors, pensioners, pursers, gossip-pedlars, pettifoggers, prod-noses, sticky-beaks, sawbones, scuttlebutts, scandal-mongers, shovelbums, more cab drivers, tongue-waggers, tittle-tattlers, ear-benders, effluent-stirrers, rumour-spreaders, muck-spreaders, loose-lipped leakers and cab drivers who once had a key local government non-gender specific community operative "in the back" who make compiling this column such a delight.
In a 1980 interview he asserts that "Democracy literally has to be cracked on the head all the time to keep it in good condition," which fashions the poet as a kind of vigilant sawbones constantly resetting the fracture for the benefit of the republic.
HEPTCAT TABLE 1 Gp No Line A 1 Debbi fled 2 Debbi jailed 3 Deb bossed 4 Deidre, Gallipoli saved 5 Del brawled amid 6 Del brawnily sworded amative, derisively-wed 7 Delia's sawbones, "Ebon Axel," defiled 8 Delia wrote "Fat