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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.

gauze

(gawz),
A bleached cotton cloth of plain weave, used for dressings, bandages, and absorbent sponges; petrolatum gauze is saturated with petrolatum.
[Fr. gaze, fr. Ar. gazz, raw silk]

gauze

(gawz) a light, open-meshed fabric of muslin or similar material.
absorbable gauze  gauze made from oxidized cellulose.
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  a sterile material produced by saturation of sterile absorbent gauze with sterile white petrolatum.
zinc gelatin impregnated gauze  absorbent gauze impregnated with zinc gelatin.

gauze

(gôz)
n.
A thin, loosely woven cloth usually of cotton, used for dressings, bandages, and absorbent sponges.

gauze

[gôz]
Etymology: Fr, gaze
a transparent fabric of open weave and differing degrees of fineness, most often cotton muslin, used in surgical procedures and for bandages and dressings. It may be sterilized and permeated by an antiseptic or lotion. Kinds of gauze include absorbable gauze, absorbent gauze, and petrolatum gauze. See also bandage.

gauze

(gawz)
A bleached cotton cloth of plain weave, used for dressings, bandages, and absorbent sponges; petrolatum gauze is saturated with petrolatum.
[Fr. gaze]

gauze

(gawz)
Bleached cotton cloth of plain weave, used for dressings, bandages, and absorbent sponges.
[Fr. gaze]

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.
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The reason is that for "every case of syringes or gauze bandage that is wasted, one new case is sold.
Medical gauze bandage 1 N / sterile items 7m h14sm 7200; 2 plaster bandage 20cm x 2,7m units - 4500; 3 Medical gauze roll m - 22000; 4 Medical absorbent cotton wool hygienic items not sterile 100.
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Tenders are invited for Dressing, First Aid, Field, Individual Troop (Type-Ii) 4 Inches Wide By 7 Inches Long Camouflaged Gauze Bandage 4 Inches By 96 Inches As Per Specification Mil-D-37165
Tenders are invited for Supply of Dressing, First Aid and individual troop (Type-II) 4 Inches wide by 7 Inches long camouflaged gauze bandage 4 inches by 96 inches
His installation "537" (2007), "an entreaty for peace", comprises 537 rolls of white gauze bandages, arranged in a careful heap, bringing to mind the shape and colour of a glacier.
Disposable flu masks should be replaced every 3-4 hours, while gauze bandages can be used several times after sterilization," Minister Mambetov said.
The nurses' and patients' survival depended on basic nursing knowledge and skills related to dysentery, sanitation, cleanliness and the reuse of gauze bandages.