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drape

(drāp),
1. To cover parts of the body other than those to be examined or on which to be operated.
2. The cloth or materials used for such cover.
[M.E., fr. L.L. drappus, cloth]

drape

(drāp)
v.
To cover, dress, or hang with or as if with cloth in loose folds.
n.
A paper or cloth covering placed over a patient's body during medical examination or treatment, designed to provide privacy or a sterile operative field.

drape

Etymology: ME, drap, cloth
a sheet of fabric or paper, usually the size of a small bed sheet, for covering all or a part of a person's body during a physical examination or treatment. drape, v.
noun The sterilised cloths that mark off an operative field
verb To cover and mark off a field before performing a sterile procedure

drape

Surgery verb To cover and mark off a field before performing a sterile procedure

drape

(drāp)
1. To cover parts of the body other than those to be examined or operated on.
2. The cloth or materials used for such cover.
[M.E., fr. L.L. drappus, cloth]

drape

(drāp)
1. To cover parts of the body other than those to be examined or on which to be operated.
2. The cloth or materials used for such cover.
[M.E., fr. L.L. drappus, cloth]

drape

the cloth used to cover the animal for surgery leaving exposed only that part of the body that has been aseptically prepared and is actually required for the surgical procedure. Applying the drapes is called draping.
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