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- n. A hemihydrate of calcium sulfate, made by calcining gypsum, that hardens when moistened and allowed to dry; used to make casts, molds or sculpture
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There were even a few plaster of Paris manikins to give some idea of the size of the structure.
He put a drain through the joint, dressed the wound antiseptically and put it in a plaster of Paris splint.