Zimmer frame

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Zimmer Orthopaedic Ltd, the original manufacturer.

Noun[edit]

Zimmer frame (plural Zimmer frames)

  1. A walking frame.
    • 1988, Derick T Wade, Stroke: A Practical Guide:
      Aids, such as a Zimmer frame, walking stick, or foot-drop splint may be needed at some point by many patients.
    • 2006, Irina Metzler, Disability in Medieval Europe:
      These are three- or four-legged frames, on wheels, which remind one of a modern-day Zimmer frame.

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