Definition of Compression bandage

1. Noun. Bandage that stops the flow of blood from an artery by applying pressure.

Exact synonyms: Tourniquet
Generic synonyms: Bandage, Patch

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Compression Bandage

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compressed tablet
compressed yeast
compressible cavernous bodies
compression anaesthesia
compression bandage (current term)
compression fracture
compression molding
compression neuropathy
compression of brain
compression of tissue
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compression retinopathy
compression set
compression syndrome
compression thrombosis
compression wave

Literary usage of Compression bandage

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1. Therapeutic Gazette (1908)
"Where this was applicable the cup method was supplemented by the compression bandage—for instance, when the abscess involved the knee, elbow, hand, ..."

2. Annals of Ophthalmology (1904)
"... or of the iris, or if there is a pronounced cough, it is necessary to resort to a compression bandage. 5. In special cases in which the bandage is used, ..."

3. The Medical and Surgical Reporter (1893)
"He then puts on a narrow elastic band at that point so as to cut off the circulation from the limb entirely, then removing the compression bandage to go on ..."

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