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tourniquet

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈtʊənɪkeɪ/ US  /ˈtɜːrnɪkɪt/
a long piece of cloth that you tie tightly around an injured arm or leg to stop the blood coming outMedical dressings, supports and devices
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