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splinting

 [splint´ing]
1. treatment by use of a splint.
2. in dentistry, the application of a fixed restoration to join two or more teeth into a single rigid unit for stabilization.
3. in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as the stabilization, immobilization, and/or protection of an injured body part with a supportive appliance.

splint·ing

(splint'ing),
1. Application of a splint or treatment using a splint.
2. In dentistry, the joining of two or more teeth into a rigid unit by means of fixed or removable restorations or appliances.
3. Stiffening of a body part to avoid pain caused by movement of the part, as from a fracture or other injury.
4. In psychiatry, the exercise by family, friends, or coworkers of the various strategies designed to minimize the impairment and increase the functional level of a person with diminished higher cortical function.

splint·ing

(splint'ing)
1. Treatment using a splint.
2. In dentistry, joining two or more teeth into a rigid unit by means of fixed or removable restorations or appliances.
3. Stiffening of a body part to avoid pain caused by movement of the part.
4. In psychiatry, the exercise by family, friends, or coworkers of the various strategies designed to minimize the impairment and increase the functional level of a person with diminished higher cortical function.

splint·ing

(splint'ing)
1. In dentistry, joining of two or more teeth into a rigid unit by means of fixed or removable restorations or appliances.
2. Application of a splint or treatment using a splint.
3. Stiffening of a body part to avoid pain caused by movement of the part.
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