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a common form of wound dressing, in which hot or cold moisture is applied.
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A therapeutic pack moistened in hot or cold water.
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A form of bath given by wrapping a patient in hot or cold wet sheets, covered with a blanket, formerly used to reduce fever.
See also: pack
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