sheath

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Related to femoral sheath: femoral triangle, femoral canal, adductor canal
  • noun

Synonyms for sheath

Synonyms for sheath

a thin outer covering of an object

Synonyms for sheath

a protective covering (as for a knife or sword)

an enveloping structure or covering enclosing an animal or plant organ or part

a dress suitable for formal occasions

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J was on strict bed rest while the femoral sheath was in place.
Both femoral sheaths were removed and stasis was obtained with manual compression.
Chapters on access sites, atrial septal defect closure, cardiac catherization, percutaneous coronary intervention, percutaneous balloon mitral valvuloplasty, removal of femoral sheaths, cardioversion, and temporary and permanent pacemakers are included.