ligature


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Synonyms for ligature

that which unites or binds

Synonyms for ligature

(music) a group of notes connected by a slur

character consisting of two or more letters combined into one

a metal band used to attach a reed to the mouthpiece of a clarinet or saxophone

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thread used by surgeons to bind a vessel (as to constrict the flow of blood)

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something used to tie or bind

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the act of tying or binding things together

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Dr Johnson concluded that cause of death was ligature strangulation and blunt force head injury.
To back up their theory, the blog cited a research paper published in the Journal of Indian Academy of Forensic Medicine in 2013 about the postmortem findings in cases of hanging and ligature strangulation.
Documents supplied by the investigating officers namely inquest report, forwarding letter, dead body challan, photograph, ligature materials, etc.
main concerns | A substantial number of potential ligature points, presenting a risk to detainees and the force.
But board minutes seen by the BBC stated: "No further action was planned with regard to ligature points although risk assessments would be undertaken to allocate 'at risk' patients to appropriate wards.
The details about the victims with regard to the age, sex, and type of ligature material were obtained from police requisition and inquest papers.
The fixed braces segment is further categorized into brackets (conventional brackets, self-ligating brackets, and lingual brackets), archwires (beta titanium archwires, nickel titanium archwires, and stainless steel archwires), anchorage appliances (bands and buccal tubes and miniscrews), and ligatures (elastomeric ligatures and wire ligatures).
One hospital reported that a patient successfully threaded a ligature through the track over the top of several of the carriers to obtain enough holding force to attempt suicide.
The case investigator said that the body bore stab wounds, a ligature mark around the neck and had a slit left wrist.
According to the company, PerClot is a unique hemostat composed of absorbable polysaccharide granules and is intended for use in surgical procedures as an adjunctive hemostatic device when control of capillary, venular and arteriolar bleeding by pressure, ligature and other conventional means is ineffective or impractical.
First up is Gideon Productions's Frankenstein Upstairs, an update on Mary Shelley's classic novel, followed by Ligature Marks, as part of the Game Play Festival at the Brick.
In all, 66 hemimaxillae were used (33 with ligature and 33 without).
Forces produced by different nonconventional bracket or ligature systems during alignment of apically displaced teeth.
Many of the older cells in the West Midlands contained ligature points which detainees could use to harm themselves, the joint report by prison and force inspectors found.