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A body fluids absorbent article including an absorbent structure that includes a liquid-pervious topsheet, a liquid-impervious backsheet and a liquid-absorbent core disposed therebetween. The topsheet is divided into a first absorbent surface zone and a second absorbent surface zone. The first absorbent surface zone has no gathers and is formed with a plurality of liquid-passages extending therethrough. The second absorbent surface zone is formed with a plurality of gathers extending longitudinally of the absorbent structure. Compressed grooves extend along boundary lines of the first and second absorbent surface zones in transversely opposite side regions of the body facing surface.

Title
Body fluids absorbent article
Application Number
9/487193
Publication Number
6911574 (B1)
Application Date
January 19, 2000
Publication Date
June 28, 2005
Inventor
Satoshi Mizutani
Kagawa-ken
JP
Agent
Butzel Long
Assignee
Uni Charm Corporation
JP
IPC
A61F 013/15
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