dress a/the/(one's) wound(redirected from dressed the wound)
dress a/the/(one's) wound
To clean, apply a medical treatment to, and bandage a wound. The nurse here will dress the wound, and then you'll be free to go. Come on, you have to wash your hands before you dress a wound—that's just common sense. I'll do my best to dress your wound, but you'll need proper medical attention soon.
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