caliper splint

noun

: a support for the leg consisting of two metal rods extending between a foot plate and a padded thigh band and worn so that the weight is borne mainly by the hip bone

called also caliper

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“Caliper splint.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/caliper%20splint. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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