adhesive bandage

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Noun1.adhesive bandage - bandage consisting of a medical dressing of plain absorbent gauze held in place by a plastic or fabric tape coated with adhesiveadhesive bandage - bandage consisting of a medical dressing of plain absorbent gauze held in place by a plastic or fabric tape coated with adhesive
bandage, patch - a piece of soft material that covers and protects an injured part of the body
Band Aid - trade name for an adhesive bandage to cover small cuts or blisters
Elastoplast - an elastic adhesive bandage for covering cuts or wounds
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An adhesive absorbent dressing comprising an absorbent nonwoven and a protective substrate that is impermeable to fluids, but permeable to water vapor, characterized in that: the substrate is formed by assembling a continuous film and an openwork reinforcement that is coated, on at least one of its faces, with adhesive silicone gel without blocking the openings in the reinforcement, said reinforcement covering the entire surface of the film, in that said dressing also comprises a non-absorbent web and a complementary nonwoven which are secured to one another along their periphery while encasing said absorbent nonwoven without being secured at any point to the latter, and in that said non-absorbent web adheres to the adhesive silicone gel that is coated onto said reinforcement.