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many-tailed bandage

many-tailed bandage in Medicine

many-tailed bandage man·y-tailed bandage (měn'ē-tāld')
A large oblong cloth, applied to the thorax or abdomen, with ends cut into narrow strips that are tied or overlapped and pinned. Also called Scultetus bandage.

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  • These are covered with antiseptic wool, without any waterproof covering, and retained in position by a many-tailed bandage.

    Manual of Surgery Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles

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