adhesive absorbent dressing

n.

A sterile dressing consisting of a plain absorbent gauze or compress affixed to a film of fabric coated on one side with a pressure-sensitive adhesive.

Nearby words

  1. adherent,
  2. adherently,
  3. adhesion,
  4. adhesiotomy,
  5. adhesive,
  6. adhesive bandage,
  7. adhesive binding,
  8. adhesive capsulitis,
  9. adhesive pericarditis,
  10. adhesive peritonitis


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