capeline

noun
cap·​e·​line | \ ˈkap-ə-ˌlēn, -lən How to pronounce capeline (audio) \

Medical Definition of capeline

: a cup-shaped bandage for the head, the shoulder, or the stump of an amputated limb

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“Capeline.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/capeline. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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