Steinmann pin

noun
Stein·​mann pin | \ ˈstīn-mən- How to pronounce Steinmann pin (audio) \

Medical Definition of Steinmann pin

: a stainless steel spike used for the internal fixation of fractures of long bones

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“Steinmann pin.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Steinmann%20pin. Accessed 4 Aug. 2020.

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