Definition of Four-tailed bandage

1. Noun. A bandage consisting of a strip of cloth split in two on both ends; the central part is placed under the chin to restrict motion of the mandible and the tails are tied over the top of the head.

Generic synonyms: Bandage, Patch

Medical Definition of Four-tailed bandage

1. A strip of cloth split in two except for a central portion placed under the chin, with four tails tied over the head; used to limit motion of the mandible. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Four-tailed Bandage

four-poster
four-posters
four-pounder
four-seam fastball
four-seam fastballs
four-seamer
four-seamers
four-sided
four-spot
four-square
four-strand crossing over
four-stroke engine
four-stroke engines
four-stroke internal-combustion engine
four-stroking
four-tailed bandage (current term)
four-vector
four-vectors
four-velocity
four-wheel
four-wheel drive
four-wheeled
four-wheeler
four-wheelers
four-wing flying fish
four F's
four L
four by two
four by twos
four door house

Literary usage of Four-tailed bandage

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Practical Bandaging, Including Adhesive and Plaster-of-Paris Dressings by Eldridge Lyon Eliason (1921)
"The four-tailed bandage of Chin (Fig. 81).—This is made by tearing a piece of ... four-tailed bandage of the nose and lip. fractured inferior maxilla. ..."

2. Practical Bandaging, Including Adhesive and Plaster-of-paris Dressings by Eldridge Lyon Eliason (1914)
"The four-tailed bandage of Chin (Fig. 81).—This is made by tearing a piece of ... four-tailed bandage of the nose and lip. fractured inferior maxilla. ..."

3. The Principles and Practice of Surgery by John Ashhurst (1893)
"The four-tailed bandage of the chin. Compound Rotier Bandage*. ... The four-tailed bandage, which is made simply by splitting both ends of a piece of a ..."

4. Prevention of Disease and Care of the Sick: How to Keep Well and what to Do by William Gordon Stimpson, Milton Hugh Foster (1919)
"The four-tailed bandage 2. cloth is torn at these points almost to the fold but not quite (fig. 214). The'bandage is applied by laying it under the limb, ..."

5. The Principles and Practice of Bandaging by Gwilym George Davis (1911)
"TAILED BANDAGES OF THE HEAD The four-tailed bandage of the Head (Figs. 85, 86, and 87).—A piece of material eight inches wide and long enough to go over the ..."

6. The Immediate care of the injured by Albert Sidney Morrow (1912)
"four-tailed bandage the jaw the two endg of & ;ece (Stoney. ... Four-tailed bandage of the jaw. The Many-tailed Bandage, or Bandage of Scultetus, ..."

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