Spongiopilin Definition

noun

(medicine, dated) A kind of cloth interwoven with small pieces of sponge and rendered waterproof on one side by a covering of rubber. When moistened with hot water it is used as a poultice.

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Origin of Spongiopilin

  • Ancient Greek [script?] diminutive of a sponge + felt.

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