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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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3 Secure the bandage by tying the two ends over the gauze pad using a reef knot (left end over right end and under, right end over left end, and under).
Gauze is mostly used in dressing process of patients after operation.
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Now, cut each orange half into quarters and, using a knife, scrape out the membranes inside - put these and any more pips you find on to the gauze square.
The act of commemoration is completed with a thin layer of gauze and is laid upon the objects, thus sealing them with an adhesive and become frozen in time.
The report provides value, in millions of US dollars, volume (in units) and average prices (in US dollars) within market segments - Gauzes (Woven Gauzes (Sterile Woven and Non-Sterile Woven Gauzes) and Non-Woven Gauzes (Sterile Non-Woven and Non-Sterile Non-Woven Gauzes)), Sponges (Woven Sponges (Sterile Woven and Non-Sterile Woven Sponges) and Non-Woven Sponges (Sterile Non-Woven and Non-Sterile Non-Woven Sponges)), Bandages (Conforming Bandages (Cotton and Synthetic Conforming Bandages), Non-Adherent Bandages and Adhesive Bandages), Abdominal Pads (Sterile and Non-Sterile Abdominal Pads) and Gauze Sponges (Woven Gauze Sponges (Sterile Woven and Non-Sterile Woven Gauze Sponges) and Non-Woven Gauze Sponges (Sterile Non-Woven and Non-Sterile Non-Woven Gauze Sponges)).