pledget


pled·get

noun \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

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