wet pack

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wet pack

a common form of wound dressing, in which hot or cold moisture is applied.

wet pack

n.
A therapeutic pack moistened in hot or cold water.

wet pack

Etymology: AS, waet, moist; ME, pakke
a therapy that involves wrapping the patient in wet sheets with a top covering of a dry blanket, usually to reduce fever.

wet pack

A form of bath given by wrapping a patient in hot or cold wet sheets, covered with a blanket, formerly used to reduce fever.
See also: pack