four-tailed bandage

a bandage with each end cut into two strips of equal width, which are used to secure the center portion over a prominence, e.g., tied over the head to support the jaw. See illustration.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • four-tailed bandage — noun a bandage consisting of a strip of cloth split in two on both ends; the central part is placed under the chin to restrict motion of the mandible and the tails are tied over the top of the head • Hypernyms: ↑bandage, ↑patch * * * four tailed… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • bandage — 1. A piece of cloth or other material, of varying shape and size, applied to a body part to provide compression, protect from external contamination, prevent drying, absorb drainage, prevent motion, and retain surgical dressings. 2 …   Medical dictionary

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