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wet pack

noun, Medicine/Medical.
a type of bath in which wet sheets are applied to the patient. Unabridged
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  • "We've been using the ice-pack and wet-pack to bring down the temperature in place of the cold bath," the doctor explained.

    A Man's Woman Frank Norris
British Dictionary definitions for wet-pack

wet pack

(med) a hot or cold damp sheet or blanket for wrapping around a patient
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wet-pack in Medicine

wet pack n.
A therapeutic pack moistened in hot or cold water.

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