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Related to caliper splint: calliper splint
caliper splint[′kal·ə·pər ‚splint]
A splint designed for the leg, consisting of two metal rods from a posterior-thigh band or a padded ischial ring to a metal plate attached to the sole of the shoe at the instep.
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