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Biological source: Silk consists of a fibre prepared from the filaments of the cocoons spun by the larvae of Bombyx mori Linn. (Family Bombycidae), the mulberry silkworm, and those of other species of Bombyx and of various species of Antheraea...
Lints are medicated or unmedicated absorbent surgical dressings. They are made of plain wove absorbent cotton fabrics. The threads in the warp of the lint fabrics are raised to form a nap. They contain not less than 39 threads...
Synonyms: Wool Cellulose, Chemical Wood Pulp Biological source: Cellulose wadding is prepared from bleached sulphite wood pulp obtained from the wood of vanous Conifer belonging to the family Pinaceae. Geographical source: Supplies of Cellulose wadding come chiefly from the U.S.A., Canada and Germany Macroscopical and...
Synonyms: Raw Cotton Wool, Absorbent Cotton Biological Source: Cotton consists of the epidermal trichomes of the seeds of Gossypium herbaceum Linn and other species of Gossypium of the family Malvaceae. Geographical source: Gossypium species are cultivated for commercial production of cotton in the United...
Surgical dressings is a general term applied to various fibrous materials used for scientific and hygienic management of wounds and for providing sufficient protection to the exposed tissues. They include both loose masses of fibres and fabrics, gauzes, lints,...
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