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occlusive dressing

occlusive dressing in Medicine

occlusive dressing n.
A dressing that seals a wound from air or bacteria.

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  • An occlusive dressing of melted paraffin has also been employed.

    Manual of Surgery Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles

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