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wrap

(rap),
A cover, particularly one that enfolds or encloses.

wrap

(rap)
1. A covering, esp. one that is wound tightly around an object, as an elastic wrap or a compression wrap.
2. To wind a covering around an object.
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COMPRESSION WRAP

compression wrap

An elastic bandage used to prevent or reduce the formation of edema. The wrap is applied starting distally; it uses overlapping spirals to progress proximally. Greater pressure is applied distally than proximally, creating a compression gradient that encourages venous and lymphatic return.
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