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packing

 [pak´ing]
1. the filling of a wound or cavity with gauze, sponge, or other material.
2. the material used for this purpose.

pack·ing

(pak'ing),
1. Filling a natural cavity, wound, or mold with some material.
2. The material so used.
3. The application of a pack.

packing

/pack·ing/ (-ing) the filling of a wound or cavity with gauze, sponges, pads, or other material; also, the material used for this purpose.

packing

(păk′ĭng)
n.
a. The insertion of gauze or other material into a body cavity or wound for therapeutic purposes.
b. The material so used; a pack.

packing

Etymology: ME, pakke
1 material used to fill a wound or cavity.
2 the act of inserting material into a wound or cavity, especially a wound with tunneling.

packing

ENT Nasal packing, see there.

pack·ing

(pak'ing)
1. Filling a natural cavity, a wound, or a mold with some material.
2. The material so used.
3. The application of a pack.

packing

infilling a wound with dressing material

pack·ing

(pak'ing)
1. Filling a natural cavity, wound, or mold with some material.
2. The material so used.
3. The application of a pack.

packing,

n in dentistry, the act of filling a mold or a cavity preparation or placement of a cord into the suculus.

packing

1. the filling of a wound or cavity with gauze, sponge or other material.
2. the material used for this purpose.

Patient discussion about packing

Q. can i treat Arthritis with hot packs? will it make any different?

A. Actually ostheoarthritis is known to be aleviated with heat and so hot packs may help. Cold weather is known to aggravate arthritis. You should try a combination of physical therapy or minimal exercise with hot packs.

Q. Do you know the Aroma Therapy packs they sale over the mall? they say it's especially good for Arthritis, is it true ?

A. i'm a bit skeptic about "wonder treatments" you buy at the malls. i think that 99% of those things are there because desperate people will buy anything for a bit of peace of mind.

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