Definition: 'Compressed Sponge'
compressed spongeType: Term
1. a sponge that is impregnated with a thin mucilage of acacia, wrapped with twine to the desired shape, and then dried; used to dilate sinuses, the os uteri, etc., by absorbing moisture after insertion.
Synonyms: sponge tent
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