What is another word for plaster cast?

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[ plˈastə kˈast], [ plˈastə kˈast], [ p_l_ˈa_s_t_ə k_ˈa_s_t]

A plaster cast is a medical device used to immobilize and support a broken or injured bone. It is also known as a gypsum cast or a cast. In addition to these terms, other synonyms for plaster casts include immobilizer, splint, or brace. An immobilizer is typically made of materials such as foam or plastic, while a splint is made of plaster or fiberglass. A brace may also be used to stabilize and support a broken bone. While each of these devices is used to support injured limbs, they vary in their construction, materials, and level of immobility. Depending on the severity of the injury, different types of casts may be recommended by doctors and medical professionals.

Related words: cast care, cast protector, casting call, casting call for broken arm, arm cast protectors

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  • What is a plaster cast?

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    How to use "Plaster cast" in context?

    There are many types of plaster casts. The simplest is a plaster model of a person or object. You can make a plaster cast of yourself, or make a plaster model of a person or object you want to learn about.

    A plaster cast is made by shaping a lump of plaster of Paris (a type of clay) into the desired form. You then wet the plaster and pour it into the shape of the cast. You then attach the cast to a thin frame or plank and let the plaster dry.

    A plaster cast can be used to make a model of any object.

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