A myoelectric prosthesis for above-the-elbow amputations. The elbow is powered by a small battery-driven motor, activated in proportion to the strength of contraction detected in the control muscle.
SYN: SEE: Boston elbow; SEE: Liberty Mutual elbow
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Boston arm. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/732764/all/Boston_arm. Accessed October 17, 2019.
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