TITLE

pledget

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1687
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "pledget" is presented. This term refers to a small, flat compress used to apply or absorb fluid in order to protect or to exclude air; or small spherical mass of cotton that is used for forceps for topical application of medicinal substances. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.The pronunciation of the term is also provided.
ACCESSION #
21241162

 

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