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1. A material, usually plaster of Paris, that is applied to a part and allowed to harden in order to immobilize the part or to make an impression. In many settings, plaster of Paris has been replaced with synthetic cast materials, such as fiberglass.
2. A topical preparation in which the constituents are formed into a tenacious mass of substance harder than an ointment and spread upon muslin, linen, skin, or paper.
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Venes, Donald, editor. "Plaster." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/757367/all/plaster.
Plaster. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/757367/all/plaster. Accessed November 18, 2019.
Plaster. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/757367/all/plaster
Plaster [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 November 18]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/757367/all/plaster.
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