Adhesive Plaster


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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Adhesive Plaster

 

a thin material coated with an adhesive that contains rosin, wax, zinc oxide, lanolin, rubber, and purified gasoline and sticks easily to the skin. Adhesive plaster is used to cover minor skin injuries, hold surgical dressings, and produce immobilization in traction.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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