Spongiopilin

Spon`gi*o*pi"lin

(-*p"ln), n. [Gr. spoggi`on, dim. of spo`ggos a sponge + pi^los felt.] (Med.) A kind of cloth interwoven with small pieces of sponge and rendered waterproof on one side by a covering of rubber. When moistened with hot water it is used as a poultice.
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Spon"gi*ose`

(spn"j*s`),

Spon"gi*ous

(spn"j*s), } a. [L. spongiosus, spongeosus: cf. F. spongieux. See Sponge.] Somewhat spongy; spongelike; full of small cavities like sponge; as, spongious bones.
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