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plaster cast

noun [C] uk   us  
( also cast) a covering made of plaster of Paris that is put around part of someone's body, forming a hard case to protect them while a broken bone repairs itself a copy of a statue or similar object, made of plaster of Paris
Translations of “plaster cast”
in Chinese (Traditional) (熟石膏製成的)石膏紗布,石膏夾, 石膏模型…
in Chinese (Simplified) (熟石膏制成的)石膏绷带,石膏夹, 石膏模型…
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