Glossary

Glossary

# A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
There are currently 9 glossary items in this directory beginning with the letter H.
HC
Hemi-Corprectomy

HD
Hip-Disarticulation

HP
Hemi-Pelvectomy

HKAFO
Hip-Knee-Ankle-Foot Orthosis; device that encompasses the joints described

Hand/mitt
Either passive or active (terminal) device used to replace the hand.

Hypotonia
loss of muscle tone, and consequently muscles may be stretched beyond their normal limits.

Hard socket
A prosthetic socket made of rigid materials.

Hemi-corporectomy
Amputation of both hips, and lower spine, usually the lumbar spine.

Hemi-pelvectomy
one half of the pelvis including the extremity on that side (usually for cancer).