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Support Hose

Definition of the noun support hose

What does support hose mean as a name of something?


  1. elasticized stocking intended to reduce pressure on the veins of the leg (as in case of varicose veins)
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • synonym of support hose: support stocking
    • more generic word: stocking = close-fitting hosiery to cover the foot and leg

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Google previewFlip Dictionary (2002)

by Barbara Kipfer

peplos/peplus cheongsam sarong stocking hose cowl peplum chiton sheath sttetch stockings cutaway petersham coat dress shift support hose denim jacket pilot jacket cocktail dress shitrdress sweat sock dinner coat/jacket poncho crinoline ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Health (2010)

People who suffer from varicose veins should avoid prolonged standing and wear special support hose. In serious cases, surgery may be required to ...

Google previewNew American Roget's College Thesaurus in Dictionary Form (Revised &Updated) (2002)

by Philip D. Morehead

sock, stockings, nylons, woolens, silk stocking, sheer stocking, dress sheer, fishnet or mesh stocking, support hose, garter stocking, knee-high, -hose, or - sock, halfhose, boothose; leg warmer; slouch sock, bobby socks; footlet, anklet.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Elder Care (2007)

The Comprehensive Resource on Geriatric and Social Care, Second Edition by Eugenia L. Siegler, MD, FACP, Elizabeth Capezuti, PhD, RN, FAAN, Mathy Mezey, EdD, RN, FAAN

Elastic support hose will improve venous return and ...

Google previewThe Fairchild Books Dictionary of Textiles (2013)

by Phyllis G. Tortora, Ingrid Johnson

support hose Stockings, socks, or pantyhose which ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia of Sports Medicine: An IOC Medical Commission Publication, Endurance in Sport (2008)

by R. J. Shephard, P.-O. Astrand

If the resting blood pressure is <80 / 50 mmHg, use of elastic support hose and / or an abdominal binder is recommended. Exercise should be ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Aging (2006)

Fourth Edition by Linda S. Noelker, PhD, Kenneth Rockwood, MD, FRCPC, Richard L. Sprott, Ph.D.

Elastic support hose will improve venous return and minimize chances of coagulation. Individuals placed at bed rest may require anticoagulants to reduce the chance of phlebitis formation. Pulmonary emboli can occur when deep venous ...

Google previewThe Cleaning Encyclopedia (2009)

Your A-to-Z Illustrated Guide to Cleaning Like the Pros by Don Aslett

Elasticized fabric used for foundation garments, swimwear, athletic apparel, support hose, etc. TRIACETATE (Amel) Used for permanent-pleat garments, flarmel, ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery (2009)

by Carol Ann Rinzler

Once the injections are completed, the surgeon may prescribe a compression garment (support hose) to reduce swelling and the risk of blood clots. Risks and Complications Common aftereffects include bruising, inflammation, swelling, and ...

Google previewAlternative Dictionary Of Symptoms And Cures (2013)

A Comprehensive Guide to Diseases and Their Orthodox and Alternative Remedies by Dr Caroline Shreeve

helped by splashing the affected area with cold water after bathing or washing with warm water; by wearing elastic support hose; by 'marching on the spot' leg movements, carried out even when having to remain stationary (for instance, when ...

Google previewConcise English Dictionary (2007)

by Wordsworth Editions, Limited

support hose, stockings elasticated stockings; supporting film, ...

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