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cold pack

a pack of cloth or other material soaked in cold water or encasing ice.

cold pack

n.
1. A compress of gauze, cloth, or plastic filled or moistened with a cold fluid and applied externally to swollen or injured body parts to relieve pain and swelling.
2. A canning process in which uncooked food is packed in jars or cans, then sterilized by heat.

cold pack

Etymology: AS, kald; ME, pakke
a method of lowering body temperature by wrapping the patient in a blanket or sheet that has been dipped into cold water and wrung out. It is generally no longer done.

cold pack

Naturopathy
A therapy in which a patient is wrapped firmly in a sheet soaked in cold water, which may be beneficial for acute conditions, acting to eliminate various toxins.

cold pack

(kōld pak)
Pouch of cloth or other material soaked in cold water or encasing ice.
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