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 9 names in this directory beginning with the letter H.
Hand/mitt
Either passive or active (terminal) device used to replace the hand.

Hard socket
A prosthetic socket made of rigid materials.

HC
Hemi-Corprectomy

HD
Hip-Disarticulation

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).

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

HP
Hemi-Pelvectomy

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

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