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Polyspast

• (n.) A machine consisting of many pulleys; specifically, an apparatus formerly used for reducing luxations.
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Polyspast

Pol'y·spast noun [ Latin polyspaston , from Greek ..., from ... drawn by several cords; poly`s many + ... to draw: confer French polyspaste .] (Surg.) A machine consisting of many pulleys; specifically, an apparatus formerly used for reducing luxations.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/P/124
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