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ap·pli·ca·tor

(ap'li-kā'tōr),
A slender rod of wood, flexible metal, or synthetic material, at one end of which is attached a pledget of cotton or other substance for making local applications to any accessible surface.
[L. ap-plico, to attach to]

applicator

[ap′likā′tər]
a rodlike instrument with a piece of cotton on the end, used for the local application of medication or probing of wound pockets or crevices. Also called cotton swab.

ap·pli·ca·tor

(ap'li-kā-tŏr)
A slender rod of wood, flexible metal, or synthetic material, at one end of which is attached a pledget of cotton or other substance for making local applications to any accessible surface.
[L. ap-plico, to attach to]

ap·pli·ca·tor

(ap'li-kā-tŏr)
Slender rod of wood, flexible metal, or synthetic material, at one end of which is attached a pledget of cotton or other substance for making local applications to any accessible surface.
[L. ap-plico, to attach to]

applicator,

n a device for applying medication; usually a slender rod of glass or wood, used with a pledget of cotton on the end.

applicator

a device, e.g. a flat wooden stick, used to apply medicaments to a small area of exposed tissue.
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