oxidized cellulose

noun

Medical Definition of oxidized cellulose

: an acid degradation product of cellulose that is used especially as an absorbable hemostatic agent (as in surgery)

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“Oxidized cellulose.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/oxidized%20cellulose. Accessed 15 December 2019.

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