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hinge

verb arise from, around, center, center on, critical moment, critical period, critical point, crossways, crowning point, crucial moment, culmination, decisive moment, depend on, derive from, emanate from, ensue from, evolve from, gennrate from, hang, issue from, juncture, pivot, turn out
Associated concepts: case hinging on circumstances, outtome hinges on the evidence
See also: crossroad
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An extension of the clinically successful LEGION Total Knee System, the LEGION HK allows surgeons to seamlessly transition intraoperatively from a constrained revision implant to a hinged assembly, thus using a minimal number of instruments and the same simple, reproducible surgical technique they already know.
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.
You will see that the door is attached to the cabinet by way of a hinged mounting plate situated on the side of the cabinet.
The hinged model folds up for storage, yet pulls down in an instant when needed.
According to the AAOS, the knee is considered a hinge joint because of its ability to bend and straighten like a hinged door.
The Zimmer Rotating Hinge Knee has a patented hinge design that loads the tibia in a similar manner to a primary knee and minimizes the bone resection necessary with other hinged knee designs.
The cabinet is made from 12-gauge steel on the hinged panel and 16-gauge steel on the body.
The Centri-Sifter[R] features a hinged end cover and three-bearing shaft that cantilevers for quick removal of internal components.