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Amerikanerstock

English translation: underarm crutch

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German term or phrase:Amerikanerstock
English translation:underarm crutch
Entered by: Johanna Timm, PhD
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23:12 Aug 21, 2002
German to English translations [PRO]
Medical / orthopedic devices
German term or phrase: Amerikanerstock
Some kind of crutch, but NOT an axillary crutch, used by a person who suffered extensive pelvic injuries.
Many thanks in advance.
Johanna Timm, PhD
Canada
Local time: 21:09
underarm crutch
Explanation:
seems to be a Swiss term, see

http://ourworld.compuserve.com/homepages/steblerth/san.htm

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Note added at 2002-08-22 01:34:20 (GMT)
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Why do you think it\'s NOT an axillary crutch? Do you have a picture?
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Trudy Peters
United States
Local time: 00:09
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Many thanks, Trudy! It can't be an axillary crutch because that one is mentioned as an alternative..
It is indeed a Swiss document, so you found exactly the source I needed.

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underarm crutch


Explanation:
seems to be a Swiss term, see

http://ourworld.compuserve.com/homepages/steblerth/san.htm

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Note added at 2002-08-22 01:34:20 (GMT)
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Why do you think it\'s NOT an axillary crutch? Do you have a picture?

Trudy Peters
United States
Local time: 00:09
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 3087
Grading comment
Many thanks, Trudy! It can't be an axillary crutch because that one is mentioned as an alternative..
It is indeed a Swiss document, so you found exactly the source I needed.

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