blade plate

noun

Definition of blade plate

: a metal plate consisting of a shank terminated by a blade at an angle used in correcting and holding fractures in the upper end of the femur

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“Blade plate.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/blade%20plate. Accessed 13 December 2019.

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