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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
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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