cigarette drain

noun

: a cigarette-shaped gauze wick enclosed in rubber dam tissue or rubber tubing for draining wounds

called also Penrose drain

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Cite this Entry

“Cigarette drain.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/cigarette%20drain. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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