A drain made of several strings of gauze placed into a wound and held together by a single layer of gauze.
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You Won’t Understand The News Without These WordsThese days, American politics is on everyone's mind. There is so much going on, which means it can be hard to keep up ... and it doesn't help that there is so. much. jargon. To help parse through all this lingo (and President Trump's Tweets), we've put together some terms that just keep popping up.
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