plaster cast definition

  • noun:
    • A sculptured mold or cast in plaster of Paris.
    • See cast.
    • A cast made of a stiff product (usually plaster of Paris and gauze) to be able to immobilize a broken bone for the period of healing.
    • A copy of a bit of art or other object cast in plaster.
    • a copy of an object obtained by pouring plaster of Paris mixed with liquid into a mold.
    • bandage comprising a firm addressing (usually made from plaster of Paris) that immobilizes damaged bones while they heal

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