hot pack

noun

: absorbent material (as a blanket or squares of gauze) wrung out in hot water, wrapped around the body or a portion of the body, and covered with dry material to hold in the moist heat
hot pack for an infected arm
compare cold pack

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“Hot pack.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hot%20pack. Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

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