purified cotton


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cotton

 [kot´'n]
1. a plant of the genus Gossypium.
2. a textile material derived from the seeds of this plant.
absorbable cotton oxidized cellulose.
absorbent cotton (purified cotton) cotton freed from impurities, bleached, and sterilized; used as a surgical dressing.

pu·ri·fied cot·ton

absorbent cotton in which the hairs of the seed of varieties of Gossypium and other allied species are freed from adhering impurities, deprived of fatty matter, bleached, and sterilized; used for tampons and other purposes.

purified cotton

cotton freed from impurities, bleached, and sterilized. It is used as a surgical dressing.

pu·ri·fied cot·ton

(pyūri-fīd kotŏn)
Absorbent cotton in which the hairs of the seed of Gossypium are freed from impurities, deprived of fatty matter, bleached, and sterilized.
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Barnhardt Purified Cotton is the only 100% natural, pure choice for applications that come into direct skin contact with some our most sensitive and intimate body parts such as in feminine hygiene and adult incontinence products as well as in baby diapers," Casstevens says.

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