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pledget

noun pled·get \ˈplej-ət\

Definition of PLEDGET

:  a compress or small flat mass usually of gauze or absorbent cotton that is laid over a wound or into a cavity to apply medication, exclude air, retain dressings, or absorb the matter discharged
April 02, 2015
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