Medical Dictionary

spica

noun spi·ca \ˈspī-kə\
plural spi·cae \-ˌkē\ or spicas

Medical Definition of SPICA

:  a bandage that is applied in successive V-shaped crossings and is used to immobilize a limb especially at a joint; also :  such a bandage impregnated with plaster of paris <a spica cast applied at the hip>

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