elastic stocking

noun

: a stocking woven or knitted with an elastic material (as rubber) and used (as in the treatment of varicose veins) to provide support for the leg

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“Elastic stocking.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/elastic%20stocking. Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

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