absorbable gelatin film


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ab·sorb·a·ble gel·a·tin film

a thin, sterile, nonantigenic, absorbable, water-insoluble, thin sheet of gelatin prepared by drying a gelatin-formaldehyde solution on plates; used in the closure and repair of defects in membranes such as the dura mater and the pleura; undergoes absorption over a period of 1-6 months.

ab·sorb·a·ble gel·a·tin film

(ăb-sōr'bă-bĕl jel'ă-tin film)
A sterile, nonantigenic, water-insoluble sheet of gelatin prepared by drying a gelatin-formaldehyde solution on plates; used in the closure and repair of defects in membranes such as the dura mater or the pleura; it undergoes absorption over a period of 1-6 months.
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