Definition of Adhesive bandage

1. Noun. Bandage consisting of a medical dressing of plain absorbent gauze held in place by a plastic or fabric tape coated with adhesive.

Generic synonyms: Bandage, Patch
Specialized synonyms: Band Aid, Elastoplast



Medical Definition of Adhesive bandage

1. A dressing of plain absorbent gauze affixed to plastic or fabric coated with a pressure-sensitive adhesive. (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Adhesive Bandage

adhesion contract
adhesion dyspepsia
adhesion molecules
adhesion phenomenon
adhesion structures linked tyrosine kinase
adhesion test
adhesional
adhesionless
adhesions
adhesiotomies
adhesiotomy
adhesive
adhesive absorbent dressing
adhesive arachnoiditis
adhesive atelectasis
adhesive bandage (current term)
adhesive capsulitis
adhesive friction
adhesive inflammation
adhesive material
adhesive otitis
adhesive pericarditis
adhesive peritonitis
adhesive plaster
adhesive pleurisy
adhesive tape
adhesive tapes
adhesively
adhesivenesses

Literary usage of Adhesive bandage

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Retrospect of Medicine by William Braithwaite (1859)
"This adhesive bandage ought to be so applied'as to preclude the motion of the ... Over this adhesive bandage, thus applied, comes an additional covering of ..."

2. The London Medical Gazette (1828)
"If we adopt the adhesive bandage with this view, it must be applied in a manner very different from that in which it is recommended by Mr. Baynton. ..."

3. Transactions of the New Hampshire Medical Society ...: (eightieth by New Hampshire Medical Society (1887)
"At last I put the shoulder in position again, fixed the forearm to the front of body by means of an adhesive bandage so as to get a leverage, put in a large ..."

4. The Retrospect of Practical Medicine and Surgery: Being a Half-yearly by W Braithwaite, James Braithwaite (1859)
"This adhesive bandage ought to be so applied as to preclude the motion of the ... Over this adhesive bandage, thus applied, comes an additional covering of ..."

5. The Clinical Journal (1899)
"The patient was kept in bed seven weeks ; the rubber adhesive bandage was not removed until the end of the sixth week, when it was replaced by a new one. ..."

6. Code of Federal Regulations, Title 21, Food and Drugs, Pt. 800-1299, Revised by Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Staff (2005)
"... Medical adhesive tape and adhesive bandage. (a) Identification. A medical adhesive tape on adhesive bandage is a device intended fon medical ..."

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