pledget


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pledget

 [plej´et]
a small compress or tuft.

pled·get

(plej'et),
A tuft of wool, cotton, or lint.

pledget

/pled·get/ (plej´it) a small compress or tuft.

pledget

(plĕj′ĭt)
n.
A small flat absorbent pad used to medicate, protect, or absorb drainage from a wound or sore.

pledget

[plej′ət]
a small flat compress made of cotton gauze, or a tuft of cotton wool, lint, or a similar synthetic material, used to wipe the skin, absorb drainage, or clean a small surface.

pled·get

(plej'ĕt)
A small mass of cotton or cotton gauze used to absorb fluid or to apply topical medicine.

pled·get

(plej'ĕt)
A tuft of wool, cotton, or lint.

pledget (plej´ət),

n a small pellet of absorbent cotton used for accurately controlled placement of medication or base. See also cotton, absorbent.

pledget

a small compress or tuft, usually of cotton or cotton wool, cotton batting, used to apply disinfectant or medicament to the skin.
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Open procedure for the supply of surgical suture and pledget and necessary to the medical university hospital area vasta centro for a period of 24 months, with option to renew for 12 months cig 565173466f number.
Patented recently is a pre-expanded tampon pledget formed from cellulosic absorbent fibers.
expanding tampon pledget has a free diameter at a widest point from about 25% to about 300% larger than a diameter at the widest point of the dry expanding tampon pledget in the applicator.
A pledget disposed in the barrel between the insertion tip and the first end of the plunger so that a force applied on the second end of the plunger expels the pledget from the barrel at the insertion.
Developed 50 years ago by Judith Esser, a German gynecologist, the unique pledget, the part of the tampon that does all of the work in both the digital and applicator version, is constructed with individually wound layers that expand all around and offers unsurpassed protection against leaks.
In the office, a topical anesthetic/decongestant pledget was placed into the apex of the left internal nasal valve for 10 minutes.
Patented is a tampon applicator comprising a barrel adapted to house a pledget and receive a plunger.
The indicator is sensually perceivable to a user when contacted by the menstrual fluid and has an inner layer in contact with the pledget.
Both absorbents are formed into a softwind that is compressed Into an elongated pledget with a cross-sectional area.
The procedure begins with the application of a vasoconstrictor such as 1:1,000 topical epinephrine on a cotton pledget followed by an injection of 1% lidocaine with epinephrine in the area to be dilated.
Patented is a tampon with an absorbent core, insertion end, overwrap and barrier layer, The absorbent core is made of a rolled, radicaily compressed pledget.