\ˌɪntəsˈɛptɪˌə͡ʊ], \ˌɪntəsˈɛptɪˌəʊ], \ˌɪ_n_t_ə_s_ˈɛ_p_t_ɪ__ˌəʊ]\
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A bandage, by the aid of which the ancients proposed to arrest the progress of the material cause of gout and rheumatism; and which consisted in covering the affected limbs with carded wool; surrounding them, afterwards, with broad bandages, applied from the fingers to the axilla, or from the toes to the groin.
By Robley Dunglison
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- An exaggerated p. reniformis curved in the form of a horseshoe. a peculiar form p. in some cases of twin pregnancy. formation in which the two placentae twin gestation are united by a strip of placental tissue.