tampon

3 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Tampon \Tam"pon\, noun [F. See {Tampion}.] (Surg.) A plug introduced into a natural or artificial cavity of the body in order to arrest hemorrhage, absorb secretions (as from menstruation), or for the application of medicine. [1913 Webster +PJC]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Tampon \Tam"pon\, verb (used with an object) (Surg.) To plug with a tampon.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

tampon

noun

1: plug of cotton or other absorbent material; inserted into wound or body cavity to absorb exuded fluids (especially blood)

verb

1: plug with a tampon


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