Spon`gi*o*pi"lin\, n. [Gr. ?, dim. of ? a sponge + ? felt.] (Med.) A kind of cloth interwoven with small pieces of sponge and rendered waterproof on one side by a covering of rubber. When moistend with hot water it is used as a poultice.
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