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sawbones

n. a doctor. (Folksy. Referring to someone who amputates limbs.) Call the sawbones. This is an emergency.
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The Zimmer Institute will be hosting an on-site theater and sawbones laboratory sessions featuring presentations on a number of Zimmer products, including the Zimmer(R) Gender Solutions(TM) Patello-Femoral Joint System; the M/L Taper Hip Stem with Kinectiv(R) Technology; the NexGen(R) LPS-Flex and LPS-Mobile Bearing Knee; and the Zimmer(R) Natural Nail system.
He is, however, doing his best in enforced circumstances to appease his sawbones and cut back.
If it's a break at all, it's a very small one,' said the sawbones.
The sawbones removed the shard of wood mumbling under his breath all the while about crazy gun guys.
ordered Rosa, but Delia's sawbones, Ebon Axel, defiled Edin's red, arty, timid, dev-loved lobo-knowers as ornate, tan Rosa's rekilned, dim, detonable bard, snide Derek, cussed a general .
And it's staffed by a bunch of mentally deranged losers that include intense action man Reich (Neal McDonough), religious nutter Toffler (Jeremy Davies), boozed up sawbones Knox (Stephen Spinella), and permanently stoned cook Cleaves (David Arquette).
A dream of Nicholas's foreshadows his complicity: in it, he witnesses "a horrible, Godzilla-like encounter between a cricket and bullfrog--the sawbones legs of the one, the glaucous eye and long tongue of the other.
It's hard to take the sunshine girl seriously, as a high-powered sawbones with bad hair - but love is blind.
8) Chou and coworkers conducted a similar ROM study in sawbones to quantify scapular impingement using glenoid implants of varying inferior and lateral offsets as the humerus was abducted and adducted in the scapular plane.
Titled "Jawbones versus the Sawbones," it was played in Holman Stadium, the spring training site of the Dodgers from 1953 to 2008.
Waterstone's placed the thr i l ler Sawbones by Scots author Stuart MacBride in their Guide To Kids' Books.
AND Mr Brocklebank would like to thank all the teachers, cab drivers, broadcasters, councillors, clergy, vice chancellors, old sea salts, plaque designers, professors, pensioners, pursers, gossip-pedlars, pettifoggers, prod-noses, sticky-beaks, sawbones, scuttlebutts, scandal-mongers, shovelbums, more cab drivers, tongue-waggers, tittle-tattlers, ear-benders, effluent-stirrers, rumour-spreaders, muck-spreaders, loose-lipped leakers and cab drivers who once had a key local government non-gender specific community operative "in the back" who make compiling this column such a delight.
The winning films included on the Fangoria Blood Drive II DVD are: * DISPOSER by BC Furtney, Los Angeles, CA * THE GIBBERING HORROR OF HOWARD GHORMLEY by Steve Daniels, Columbia, SC * THE JOURNAL OF EDMOND DEYERS by William Rot, Las Vegas, NV * MAINSTREAM by Adam Barnick, Hoboken, NJ * MEANS TO AN END by Paul Solet and Jake Hamilton, Los Angeles, CA * SAWBONES by Brad Palmer, South Pasadena, CA * WE ALL FALL DOWN by Jake Kennedy, Santa Monica, CA * WORKING STIFF by Erik A.