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cottonoid

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Etymology

Apparently from cotton + -oid.

Noun

Singular
cottonoid

Plural
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  1. (uncountable) A certain absorbent material, made primarily of cotton with some felt as well, used for various purposes during surgery.
  2. (countable) An item of this material.

Usage notes

  • As Cottonoid has been a commercial name, the term has occasionally been capitalized.

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