cock-up splint

noun

: a splint designed to immobilize the hand in the position of function (dorsal extension) during healing (as of a fracture)

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“Cock-up splint.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cock-up%20splint. Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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