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tourniquet

noun [C]  us   /ˈtɜr·nɪ·kət, ˈtʊr-/
a strip of cloth that is tied tightly around an injured arm or leg to stop the flow of blood
Translations of “tourniquet”
in Vietnamese ga rô…
in Spanish torniquete…
in Thai เครื่องห้ามเลือด…
in Malaysian pembalut…
in French garrot…
in German der Druckverband…
in Chinese (Traditional) 止血帶…
in Indonesian pengikat…
in Russian турникет, жгут…
in Turkish turnike…
in Chinese (Simplified) 止血带…
in Polish opaska uciskowa…
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