cotton pellet


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cotton pellet

A small rolled cottonball, less than 38 in (about 1 cm) in diameter, used for desiccation or topical application of medicaments, particularly in dentistry; also called pledgets.
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cot·ton pel·let

(kotŏn pelĕt)
Small rolled ball commonly used in dental procedures to dry cavity preparations and apply medications.
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The damp cotton pellet in the furcation areas did not act as a matrix for the repair procedure but simulated the clinical environment at the perforation site.
Carrageenan induced rat paw edema and cotton pellet induced granuloma method are used to assess the inflammatory activity of lisinopril.
penicillata on two models of experimentally induced inflammation, namely, the fresh egg albumen induced paw oedema and production of granuloma by subcutaneous implantation of cotton pellet. The pathogenesis of both methods depends on the reaction of the body to foreign materials.
Excess gel was removed with a cotton pellet and the patients were advised not to drink or eat for the next hour after the application of the product.
After completion of drug schedule, dry sterilized cotton pellets (10 [+ or -] 0.5 mg) were implanted subcutaneously into both sides of the groin region of each rat.
SEM: Standard error of the mean, BW: Body weight Table 3: Effect of various drugs on cotton pellet granuloma dry weight Drug treatment Granuloma dry weight 9 mg/100 g BW Mean[+ or -]SEM % inhibition Control A 29.18[+ or -]2.01 Oral gum acacia Control B 28.91[+ or -]1.97 NS injection Ibuprofen 108 mg/kg BW 15.17[+ or -]0.99 (**) 48.21 Oral Liraglutide 0.15 mg/kg BW 27.11[+ or -]1.80 6.23 Injection Teneligliptin 3.6 mg/kg BW 22.76[+ or -]1.7 (*) 24.13 Oral F value 16.61 N=6 in each group.
Moistened cotton pellet must be placed over MTA before placement of the permanent restoration as MTA has better sealing ability when it is exposed to moist environment.
Then, the root canals were temporarily filled with a wet cotton pellet inserted into the root canal region.
sativa seed fixed oil was used to evaluate anti-inflammatory by carrageenin-induced hind paw edema, cotton pellet granuloma, and formaldehyde induced arthritis method by oral administration in healthy albino rats.
A sterile dry cotton pellet was placed in the canal and teeth were restored with a minimum of 3.0mm Cavit.