\fˈa͡ɪbəɡlˌas kˈasts], \fˈaɪbəɡlˌas kˈasts], \f_ˈaɪ_b_ə_ɡ_l_ˌa_s k_ˈa_s_t_s]\
Definitions of FIBERGLASS CASTS
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Dressings made of fiberglass, plastic, or bandage impregnated with plaster of paris used for immobilization of various parts of the body in cases of fractures, dislocations, and infected wounds. In comparison with plaster casts, casts made of fiberglass or plastic are lightweight, radiolucent, able to withstand moisture, and less rigid.
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