A device used to support, protect, or immobilize oral structures that have been loosened, replanted, fractured or traumatized. Also refers to devices used in the treatment of temporomandibular joint disorders.
A rigid appliance used to connect and mutually support teeth or bones. A removable form is often used to temporarily relieve occlusal interferences in functional disorders of the temporomandibular joint and related musculature.
(1) In regards to crown and bridge; a means of joining two abutments on a bridge or two single crowns, either by casting as one unit or by soldering together.(2) An appliange for the fixation of movable, displace, or fractured parts.
Splint is a tool for statically checking C programs for security vulnerabilities and coding mistakes. With minimal effort, it can be used as a better lint. If additional effort is invested adding annotations to programs, it can perform stronger checking than can be done by any standard lint. Splint is the successor to LCLint.
Splint, short for Secure Programming Lint, is a programming tool for statically checking C programs for security vulnerabilities and coding mistakes. Formerly called LCLint, it is a modern version of the Unix lint tool.
Light arm defenses used in the 15th and 16th Centuries, gutter-shaped and intended to protect only the outside of the arm, they were often found on cheap armours intended for infantry use and on certain types of German armour. See also Almain rivet.
A custom-made or 'off the shelf' support which is worn on the hand to hold it in a fixed position - usually made from materials such as low temperature thermoplastic (plastic material which is mouldable when heated), neoprene and lycra.