Definition of Splint. Meaning of Splint. Synonyms of Splint
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Definition of Splint
SplintSplint Splint, n. [Akin to D. splinter,G. splinter, splitter,
Dan. splint, Sw. splint a kind of spike, a forelock (in
nautical use), Sw. splintato splint, splinter, Dan. splinte,
and E. split. See Split, v. t., and cf. Splent.]
1. A piece split off; a splinter.
2. (Surg.) A thin piece of wood, or other substance, used to
keep in place, or protect, an injured part, especially a
broken bone when set.
3. (Anat.) A splint bone.
4. (Far.) A disease affecting the splint bones, as a
callosity or hard excrescence.
5. (Anc. Armor.) One of the small plates of metal used in
making splint armor. See Splint armor, below.
The knees and feet were defended by splints, or thin
plates of steel. --Sir. W.
6. Splint, or splent, coal. See Splent coal, under
Splint armor,a kind of ancient armor formed of thin plates
of metal, usually overlapping each other and allowing the
limbs to move freely.
Splint bone (Anat.), one of the rudimentary, splintlike
metacarpal or metatarsal bones on either side of the
cannon bone in the limbs of the horse and allied animals.
Splint coal. See Splent coal, under Splent. SplintSplint Splint, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Splinted; p. pr. & vb. n.
To split into splints, or thin, slender pieces; to splinter;
to shiver. [Obs. or R.] --Florio.
2. To fasten or confine with splints, as a broken limb. See
Splint, n., 2. [R.] --Shak.
Meaning of Splint from wikipedia
(medicine), a device immobilizing
part of the body. splint
(programming tool), for analyzing software
- splint, short
for secure programming
lint, is a programming
tool for statically checking
for security vulnerabilities
- a splint
is a device
used for support
of limb s or of the spine
. it can be used: by the emergency medical services
is an ailment
of the horse
or pony , characterized
by a hard, bony swelling, usually
on the inside
of a front
leg, lying between
armour, also referred
to as splinted
armour. splint armour first appears
in a scythia
from the 4th century
- medial tibial stress syndrome
(mtss), tibial periostitis
or shin splints
is a common injury
that affects athletes
- a traction splint
most commonly refers
to a splinting device
that uses strap
over the pelvis
or hip as an anchor, a metal
- a spica splint
is a type of orthopedic splint
used to immobilize
and/or wrist while allowing other digits freedom
- a mandibular splint
or mandibular advancement splint
(mas) is a device
worn in the mouth
that is used to treat obstructive sleep apnea
- a vacuum splint
is a device
like a small vacuum mattress
that is used in emergency medicine
as a temporary splint
. vacuum splints