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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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INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1 Disclaimers I-2 Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-2 Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3 Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3 Traditional Wound Management Products I-3 Adhesive Bandages I-3 Topical Ointments I-3 Gauzes I-4
Plasters II-20 Topical Ointments II-20 Gauzes II-20 Process of Wound Care II-21 Preparation II-21 Controlling Bleeding II-21 Irrigation and Cleaning II-21 Closure II-21 Infection Control II-22 Wound Healing Process II-22 Injury II-22 Inflammatory Response II-22 Characteristics II-22 Coagulation Cascade II-22 Vasodilation II-23 Cellular Activity II-23 Debridement, Cell Growth and Healing II-24 Scarring II-24 Abnormal Scarring II-24 Fetal Wound Healing II-24
Table 32: Canadian Historic Review for Traditional Wound Management Products by Product Segment - Adhesive Bandages, Topical Ointments and Gauzes Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2011 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-10 Table 33: Canadian 15-Year Perspective for Traditional Wound Management Products by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Adhesive bandages, Topical Ointments and Gauzes Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-11
Table 69: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Traditional Wound Management Products by Product Segment - Adhesive Bandages, Topical Ointments and Gauzes Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2011 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-52 Table 70: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Traditional Wound Management Products by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Adhesive bandages, Topical Ointments and Gauzes Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-53
Scope - Market size data for Traditional Wound Management market categories - Gauzes, Sponges and Bandages.