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spica

 [spi´kah]
a figure-of-8 bandage, with turns crossing each other.

ban·dage

(ban'dij), Avoid using this word in the incorrect sense of dressing.
1. A piece of cloth or other material, of varying shape and size, applied to a body part to provide compression, protect from external contamination, prevent drying, absorb drainage, prevent motion, and retain surgical dressings.
2. To cover a body part by application of a bandage.

spica

(spī′kə)
n. pl. spi·cae (-kē, -sē) or spi·cas
A bandage applied in overlapping opposite spirals to immobilize a digit or limb.
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The Spica barcode scanner SDK and application for Windows OS based platform is readily available for evaluation.
The nearly full Moon will pass close to Mars in the eastern sky, forming a small triangle along with Spica.
These two large asteroids appear only 8 arcminutes apart in Virgo after dusk, above Mars and Spica. They're currently magnitudes 8.0 and 7.3, respectively.
All hips after closed reduction were immobilised in a hip spica cast in human position.
Upon reaching the surfaced submarine, Spica launched the RHIB with a trained search and rescue swimmer.
To the left of Jupiter is a bright star called Spica which is visible to the naked eye.
Above that horizon, about halfway to the center, is bright Jupiter with Spica to its left.
Go to the doctor a few days later and get diagnosed with a non-displaced scaphoid fracture which has a recommended treatment of six weeks with a long arm thumb spica cast, followed by a short arm thumb spica cast for an additional six weeks.
The kind generally known as Old English lavender is Lavandula spica, also sold as angustifolia or officinalis, which has pale blue or mauve flowers on a fairly large bush up to 90cm (3ft) in height and spread.
The kind generally known as Old English lavender is Lavandula spica , also sold as angustifolia or officinalis , which has pale blue or mauve flowers on a fairly large bush up to 90 cm (3ft) in height and spread.
Truman (CVN 75) rescued two civilian helo pilots from USNS Spica (T-AFS 9).