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cuff

cuff
cuff
i. Specially shaped pieces of sheet metal attached to the leading edge of the wings to increase camber and to improve slow-speed handling characteristics.
ii. A thin, sheet metal, airfoil-shaped covering over the shank of a propeller blade, which forces air through the cowling of an air-cooled engine.
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The superb Cuff himself, at whose condescension Dobbin could only blush and wonder, helped him on with his Latin verses; "coached" him in play-hours: carried him triumphantly out of the little-boy class into the middle-sized form; and even there got a fair place for him.
It took a pretty stiff exertion of my authority, as chief, to prevent the whole of the female household from following me and Penelope up-stairs, in the character of volunteer witnesses in a burning fever of anxiety to help Sergeant Cuff.
Having brought his investigation to this point, Sergeant Cuff discovered that such a person as Superintendent Seegrave was still left in the room, upon which he summed up the proceedings for his brother-officer's benefit, as follows:
Hit hard by the celebrated Cuff, he hit back smartly, to the best of his ability, on leaving the room.
Having returned his brother-officer's compliments in those terms, Sergeant Cuff wheeled about, and walked away to the window by himself.
NOBODY HAS STOLEN THE DIAMOND," answered Sergeant Cuff.
A rotator cuff tear is when one or more of these tendons tears or detaches from the bone.
Cuff cellulitis, early sexual intercourse, cigarette smoking, poor nutrition, obesity, menopausal status, and corticosteroid use are all proposed risk factors that promote infection, pressure at the vaginal cuff, and poor wound healing.
From the 76th post-tracheostomy day onwards, there was an audible air leak around the TT cuff and increasing volumes of air seal (10 mL, increasing to 14 mL) were required daily.
You may have rotator cuff damage or painful shoulder arthritis.
Of note, the cuff inflating volume is of paramount importance in postoperative pharyngeal morbidities in general anesthesia with LMA.
In this article, we review various techniques of vaginal cuff closure during open, laparoscopic, and vaginal hysterectomy, with particular focus on tips and tricks for successful closure of the cuff vaginally.