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hammock bandage

 

Definition: a bandage for retaining dressings on the head: the dressings are covered by a wide gauze strip, the ends of which are brought down over the ears and held while a narrow circular bandage is passed around the head; the ends of the gauze strip are then turned up over the circular bandage and other turns are made securing them firmly.

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