Bernays sponge

Ber·nays sponge

(bār-nāz'),
a compressed disc of aseptic cotton that swells when moistened; used in packing cavities.

Ber·nays sponge

(bĕr-nāz' spŭnj)
A compressed disc of aseptic cotton that swells when moistened; used in packing cavities.

Bernays,

Augustus C., U.S. surgeon, 1854-1907.
Bernays sponge - a compressed disk of aseptic cotton used in packing cavities.