Unna's boot

noun

Un·​na's boot
variants or Unna boot
: a compression dressing for varicose veins or ulcers consisting of a paste made of zinc oxide, gelatin, glycerin, and water that is applied to the lower leg, covered with a bandage, and then applied to the outside of the bandage

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“Unna's boot.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Unna%27s%20boot. Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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