absorbent gauze


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gauze

 [gawz]
a light, open-meshed fabric of muslin or similar material used in bandages, dressings, and surgical sponges.
absorbent gauze white cotton cloth of various thread counts and weights, supplied in various lengths and widths and in different forms (rolls or folds).
petrolatum gauze sterile absorbent gauze saturated with white petrolatum; used as a non-adherent protective covering for wounds.
zinc gelatin impregnated gauze absorbent gauze impregnated with zinc gelatin for use as a skin protectant.

absorbent gauze

a fabric or pad with various forms, weights, and uses. It may be a rolled, single-layered fine fabric for spiral bandages, or it may be a thick, multilayered pad for a sterile pressure dressing. There may also be an adhesive backing.

ab·sor·bent gauze

(ăb-sōr'bĕnt gawz)
White cotton cloth in folds or rolls used for surgical or wound dressings.

gauze

a light, open-meshed fabric of muslin or similar material.

absorbent gauze
white cotton cloth of various thread counts and weights, supplied in various lengths and widths and in different forms (rolls or folds).
gauze mask
see surgical mask.
petrolatum gauze
a sterile material produced by saturation of sterile absorbent gauze with sterile white petrolatum.
zinc gelatin impregnated gauze
absorbent gauze impregnated with zinc gelatin.