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a pack of cloth or other material soaked in hot water or producing moist heat by another means.
A compress of gauze, cloth, or other absorbent material, moistened with hot water and applied externally to an injured body part to relieve inflammation.
A type of superficial moist heat applied to reduce pain and promote muscle relaxation. The pack is heated to 65° to 90°C in hot water. The pack is then wrapped with terrycloth prior to application.Synonym: moist heat pack
See also: pack
hot pack(hot pak)
Pouch of cloth or other material soaked in hot water or producing moist heat by another means.