dusting powder

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dusting powder

Any fine powder for dusting on skin.

absorbable dusting powder

Powder prepared from cornstarch. It was used in the past to prevent surgical gloves from sticking. It is no longer used as it may cause foreign body reaction (starch granuloma) and/ or tissue adhesions; powder-free gloves are used instead.


an aggregation of particles obtained by grinding or triturating a solid.

dusting powder
a fine powder used as a talc substitute.
glove powder
sterile and special grind for powdering surgical gloves.
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