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cast

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transitive verb \ˈkast\

Medical Definition of cast

castcast·ing

  1. 1:  to give a shape to (a substance) by pouring in liquid or plastic form into a mold and letting harden without pressure

  2. 2:  to form by casting




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cast

noun

Medical Definition of cast

  1. 1:  a slight strabismus

  2. 2a:  something that is formed by casting in a mold or form; especially :  an impression taken from an object by using a liquid or plastic substanceb:  a rigid casing (as of fiberglass or of gauze impregnated with plaster of paris) used for immobilizing a usually diseased or broken part

  3. 3:  a mass of plastic matter formed in cavities of diseased organs (as the kidneys) and discharged from the body





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