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Synonyms for hinge

a circumstance upon which subsequent events depend

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attach with a hinge

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A hinged knee replacement is an implant system in which the three components (the upper, the lower and the plastic liner) of the implant are joined together with a hinged mechanism.
The Hg80[R] series includes: The Knee Brace, Hinged Knee Brace, Knee Stabilizer, Rigid Ankle Brace, Adjust-To-Fit Ankle Brace, Tennis Elbow Brace, and Wrist Brace.
According to the AAOS, the knee is considered a hinge joint because of its ability to bend and straighten like a hinged door.
New hinge-style safety interlock switches can be used in hinged machine covers, doors, gates, and safety fencing systems.
The Power Form[TM] Adjustable Hinged Knee Brace has patented Anaglide[R] hinges that can be set at 15, 45, or 90 degrees of flexion or 15 degrees of extension.
The fastener comes in segments, consisting of a top and bottom plate joined at one end by two hinged loops.