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Pronunciation: pak


  1. To fill, stuff, or tampon.
  2. To enwrap or envelop the body in a sheet, blanket, or other covering.
  3. To apply a dressing or covering to a surgical site.
  4. The items used for wound dressing.

[M.E. pak, fr. Germanic]

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