Definition of Coaptation splint

1. Noun. (medicine) A short splint, used with a longer one that covers the entire limb, that prevents the ends of a fractured bone from overriding ¹



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Medical Definition of Coaptation splint

1. A short splint designed to prevent overriding of the ends of a fractured bone, usually supplemented by a longer splint to fix the entire limb. (05 Mar 2000)

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