Definition of Orthoses
1. orthosis [n] - See also: orthosis
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Orthoses
Literary usage of Orthoses
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Smart Prosthetics: Task Group Summaries by National Academies (2007)
"Fuel-power artificial muscles relying on electric and most recently chemical power sources are awaiting implementation in orthoses. ..."
2. Landmine Monitor Report 2002: Toward a Mine-free World by International Campaign to Ban Landmines, Human Rights Watch (Organization). (2002)
"The orthopedic centers produce prostheses, orthoses, crutches and wheelchairs while other orthopedic components are produced in the Kabul center. ..."
3. Handbook of Severe Disability: A Text for Rehabilitation Counselors, Other edited by Walter C. Stolov, Michael R. Clowers (2000)
"orthoses and splints may also be used when there is profound paralysis to maintain a joint in its functional position in order to prevent deformity If joint ..."
4. Prosthetics/Amputations/Orthotics/Orthopedics and Spinal Cord Injury and edited by Mindy L. Aisen (2000)
"Prostheses and orthoses a) Description and definitions: These appliances are designed to provide external support to the musculoskeletal system, ..."
5. Landmine Monitor Report 2000: Toward a Mine-Free World by International Campaign to Ban Land Mines, International Campaign to Ban Landmines (2000)
"A new orthotics workshop was constructed and equipped, a monitoring unit was trained, new services were provided and more than 3000 orthoses were provided ..."
6. Landmine Monitor Report 2003: Toward a Mine-free World : Executive Summary by Human Rights Watch (Organization), International Campaign to Ban Landmines (2003)
"The center produced and supplied 766 prostheses, 1356 orthoses, 92 wheelchairs, ... The center also produced and supplied 136 prostheses, 20 orthoses, ..."
7. Gait Analysis In The Science Of Rehabilitation by Joel A. DeLisa (1998)
"However, if the effects of shoe insoles or various orthoses are to be ... Dynamic measurement of footwear and orthoses is possible with these insoles. ..."
8. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1898)
"Very often these are enclosed in grains of quartz or mica. Indications of the substitution of quartz and mica abound in the cleavage of these orthoses. ..."