cold pack

noun

Medical Definition of cold pack

: a sheet or blanket wrung out of cold water, wrapped around the patient's body, and covered with dry blankets — compare hot pack

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“Cold pack.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/cold%20pack. Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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