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gown

(goun)
n.
A robe or smock worn in operating rooms and other parts of hospitals as a guard against contamination.
tr.v. gowned, gowning, gowns
To clothe (oneself or another) with a gown.

gown

Graduate education The black sari worn during graduation from an educational experience Infectious control A cloth, paper, or synthetic garment which covers the body to a greater–from the wrists and neck northward to the knees or below, southward–surgical gowns, or lesser–from upper arms and neck to mid-thigh for Pt gowns–degree. See Personal protection garment.

gown,

n the protective garment worn by health care provider designed to prevent the spread of infection between the health care provider and the patient.

gown

protective garment, usually of fabric or paper; used in surgery as a barrier between the patient and the operating personnel.