adhesive bandage


a bandage consisting of a small pad of gauze affixed to a strip of adhesive tape.

Nearby words

  1. adherently,
  2. adhesion,
  3. adhesiotomy,
  4. adhesive,
  5. adhesive absorbent dressing,
  6. adhesive binding,
  7. adhesive capsulitis,
  8. adhesive pericarditis,
  9. adhesive peritonitis,
  10. adhesive plaster Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Medicine definitions for adhesive bandage

adhesive bandage


A dressing of absorbent gauze affixed to plastic or fabric coated with a pressure-sensitive adhesive.

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