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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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But because the Gauzes report breaks from the Commission's draft by eliminating the 100 million and 500 million thresholds, Spain is looking for further clarification from member states on the different "regulatory models" now on the table.
Foreign investment funds and managers would be subject to a dual supervision regime under new proposals unveiled by the European Parliament's rapporteur on the subject, Jean-Paul Gauzes. A week ahead of a crucial vote in the Committee on Economic Affairs (ECON) on the directive on alternative investment fund managers, the French EPP deputy said, on 4 May, non-EU funds and managers should be allowed to operate inside the bloc as long as they sign up to the same standards laid down for their home-grown counterparts.
Disinfectant products are anticipated to account for over half of the sales revenue in Tier 1 cities, followed by gauzes and bandages respectively.
Known for his abstraction and deft exploration of materials and technique, Benjie Cabangis' recent works at his Gauze Project exhibition at University of the Philippines Fine Arts Gallery acutely depict the question of framing time in art.
* Market size data for Traditional Wound Management market segments - Gauzes, Sponges, Bandages, Abdominal Pads and Gauze Sponges.
The Parliament's Socialists have been calling for stricter rules and fewer exemptions, while Gauzes has had to tread a careful path between MEPs and member states in Council, several of which refuse to sign up to a third-country clause they consider to be protectionist.
Sagrera also ordered AAA's skilled nurses to begin packing the patient's right hip wound with Betadine gauze. AAA's skilled nurses packed the patient's hip wound five times a week until September 22, 1995, when the wound improved enough to discontinue packing it.
"An examination later revealed the gauze in her stomach from an earlier operation.
Its silk, crepe, gauze and macrame fabrics invited buyers to stop and touch.
The Department of Education (DepEd) and the Commission on Higher Education (CHEd) in November 2011 readily banned the use of asbestos-laden wire gauzes in schools.
Late on 23 March in Strasbourg, MEPs in the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (ECON) were set to approve a report by French EPP-ED MEP Jean-Paul Gauzes on the Commission's proposal for a regulation on agencies (COM(2008) 704) released on 12 November last year.