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screw

(skrū),
A helically grooved cylinder for fastening two objects together or for adjusting the position of an object resting on one end of the screw.
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screw

Orthopedics
noun A threaded internal fixation device, usually constructed of stainless steel, commonly used to fix bones in place, either alone or with a plate.
 
Vox populi
verb Popular, to treat unfairly.
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screw

noun Orthopedics A ubiquitous threaded internal fixation device, usually constructed of stainless steel, commonly used to fix bones in place, either alone or with a plate. See Bionx absorbable cannulated screw, Cancellous screw, Cannellated screw, Cortical screw, Cross-locking screw, Herbert screw, Interference screw, Lag screw Vox populi verb
1. Popular, 'to treat unfairly'.
2. Vulgar; to have intercourse.
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screw

(skrū)
Helically grooved cylinder for attaching two objects or adjusting position of an object resting on one end of screw.
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