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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

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

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]
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