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Emergency medicine verb To cleanse vigorously as required in emergency treatment of MVAs/RTAs in which wounds are ‘dirty’, deep, bloody, and studded with gravel, glass, debris, and dirt
Surgery noun The formal preoperative hand washing ritual that is a prerequisite for performing an invasive procedure in a body cavity
verb To perform the ritual of the scrub
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scrub

noun The formal preoperative hand washing ritual that is a sine qua non prerequisite for performing an invasive procedure in a body cavity Rules of scrubbing
1. Work from distal–fingertips to proximal.
2. Complete scrubbing before rinsing.
3. Let water drain off elbow. Cf Scrubs. verb 1. To perform the holy ritual of the scrub noun 2. To cleanse vigorously as required in emergency treatment of MVAs in which wounds are 'dirty', deep, bloody, and studded with gravel, glass, debris, dirt, and sundry schmutz.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

scrub

a habitat in which shrubs predominate.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005
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