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Gamgee's tissue

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A material consisting of a thick layer of absorbent cotton between two layers of absorbent gauze, used in surgical dressings.

Description

A material consisting of a thick layer of absorbent cotton between two layers of absorbent gauze, used in surgical dressings. Gamgee Tissue is a trademark.

We thank Richard Savory for information submitted.

Bibliography

  • J. S. Gamgee:
    Absorbent and medicated surgical dressings.
    The Lancet, London, January 24, 1880, 1: 127-128.

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