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English to Portuguese translations [PRO] Medical - Medical: Instruments / Arthroscopy
English term or phrase:in a vice
Será que a expressão aqui significa que essa parte foi presa de maneira propositalmente errada ou algo parecido?
"The proximal portion of the second metatarsal was clamped in a vice fixated in a material testing machine. The specimen was fixated so that pull out of the plug could be conducted in-line with the direction of insertion. The free tails of suture from the suture anchor inserted in the OATS plug was fixated in a pneumatic suture clamp. The plug was pulled out at a displacemente rate of 1 mm/sec."