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tulle gras

Pronunciation: tul gra'

Definition: A dressing for wounds, used chiefly in France, composed of wide-mesh curtain net cut into squares and impregnated with soft paraffin (98 parts), balsam of Peru (1 part), and olive oil (1 part).

[Fr. oily net]

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