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wick

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noun \ˈwik\

Medical Definition of wick

  1. :  a strip of material (as gauze) placed in a wound to serve as a drain




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wick

transitive verb

Medical Definition of wick

  1. :  to absorb or drain (as fluid or moisture) like a wick—often used with away <a dry gauze dressing was used to wick exudate away from the wound>





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