Elizabethan collar

noun

Definition of Elizabethan collar

  1. 1 :  2ruff 1

  2. 2 :  a typically cone-shaped veterinary device of stiff material (such as plastic) placed about the neck of an animal and usually a cat or dog to prevent it from licking, biting, or scratching a wound or injury or to stop obsessive licking or grooming —called also e-collar

1833

First Known Use of elizabethan collar

1833


Medical Dictionary

Elizabethan collar

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noun Eliz·a·be·than collar \i-ˌliz-ə-ˌbē-thən-\

Medical Definition of Elizabethan collar

  1. :  a typically cone-shaped veterinary device of stiff material (such as plastic) placed about the neck of an animal and usually a cat or dog to prevent it from licking, biting, or scratching a wound or injury or to stop obsessive licking or grooming—called also e-collar


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