Definition of Surgical dressing

1. Noun. A loosely woven cotton dressing for incisions made during surgery.

Generic synonyms: Dressing, Medical Dressing
Terms within: Gauze, Gauze Bandage



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Surgical Dressing

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surgeonlike
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surgeonries
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surgeries
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surgical
surgical contraception
surgical dressing (current term)
surgical gown
surgical gowns
surgical incision
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surgical knife
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surgical seam
surgical spirit
surgical strike
surgically
surgicenter

Literary usage of Surgical dressing

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 (1883)
"I visited this patient, and ascertained that she had tried almost every form of surgical dressing without being in the least relieved either of her ..."

2. A Text-book of the practice of medicine by James Meschter Anders (1902)
"Elementary Bandaging and surgical dressing. With Directions concerning the Immediate Treatment of Cases of Emergency. By WALTER PYE, FRCS, late Surgeon to ..."

3. The Dublin Journal of Medical Science (1885)
"A PERMANENT surgical dressing. M. MARC SE>, contributes an article upon this subject to the Bull, de I'Acad. de Med., in which he details the results of his ..."

4. Base Hospital No.9, A.E.F.: A History of the Work of the New York Hospital by Raymond Shiland Brown (1920)
"The surgical dressing Workroom. This work, which was under the direction of Miss Maud Ferguson, was of prime importance to the hospital. ..."

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