suction socket

noun

Medical Definition of suction socket

: a socket on an artificial leg that is held to the stump by the suction of negative pressure maintained within the socket

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“Suction socket.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/suction%20socket. Accessed 11 December 2019.

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