You searched for: “absorbable gelatin sponge
absorbable gelatin sponge (s) (noun)
A sterile, absorbable, water-insoluble gelatin base sponge, used to control capillary bleeding in surgical operations.

It is left in situ (situated naturally) and is absorbed by the patient in from four to six weeks.

This entry is located in the following units: sorb-, sorpt- + (page 1) spongi-, spongio-, spong-, spongo- + (page 1)