Esmarch's bandage

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a rubber or elastic bandage that is wound tightly around a limb in order to force blood out from an area in which an operation is to be performed in a blood-free field. [J. F. A. von Esmarch (1823–1908), German surgeon]

Subjects: Medicine and Health.

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