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disposable

Nursing adjective Referring to that which is discarded or disposed of noun An item used in health care-related Pt contact which is discarded after use–eg masks, gloves, gowns, needles, paper products, syringes, wipes. See Biohazardous waste.

disposable

(di-spō′ză-bĕl)
Designed to be used once and discarded and not reused or recycled.
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