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splintnoun [C]

uk   /splɪnt/ us   /splɪnt/
a long, flat object used as a support for a broken bone so that the bone stays in a particular position while it heals: The doctor put a splint on the arm and bandaged it up.
(Definition of splint from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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splintnoun [C]

us   /splɪnt/
a flat piece of material that does not bend, used to support a broken bone and to keep it in one position
(Definition of splint from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “splint”
in Spanish tablilla…
in Vietnamese thanh nẹp…
in Malaysian belat…
in Thai เฝือก…
in French attelle…
in German die Schiene…
in Chinese (Simplified) (固定断骨的)夹板…
in Indonesian belat…
in Chinese (Traditional) (固定斷骨的)夾板…
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