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tape

 [tāp]
a long, narrow strip of fabric or other flexible material.
adhesive tape a strip of fabric or other material evenly coated on one side with a pressure-sensitive material that causes adherence to an adjoining surface.
Montgomery t's Montgomery straps.

tape

(tāp),
A thin, flat strip of fascia or tendon, or of synthetic material, used as a tie or suture.
[A.S. taeppe]

tape

(tāp) a long, narrow strip of fabric or other flexible material.
adhesive tape  a strip of fabric or other material evenly coated on one side with a pressure-sensitive adhesive material.

tape

Etymology: AS, taeppe
strips of material, usually with adhesive, used to secure bandages.

tape

Surgery An adhesive paper or cloth strip or ribbon used to close incisions; tape ↓ infection risk by eliminating a foreign body–eg, sutures that communicate with outside of the body. Cf Catgut, Staples  Vox populi A magnetic recording medium. See Digital tape.

tape

(tāp)
A thin, flat strip of fascia or tendon, or of synthetic material, used as a tie or suture.
[A.S. taeppe]

tape

a long, narrow strip of fabric or other flexible material.

adhesive tape
a strip of fabric or other material evenly coated on one side with a pressure-sensitive adhesive material.
tape closure
application of tape strips across the incision can be used to hold wound edges in apposition.
vaginal tape
special tape for use in closing the vulva to retain a prolapsed cervix or uterus. See also buhner method.

Patient discussion about tape

Q. how will i know if i have a tape worm in my body?

A. Most people who are infected with tapeworm don't show symptoms.
It's possible you might notice segments of the adult tapeworm (proglottids) in your stool. Other possible signs and symptoms include:

Nausea
Weakness
Loss of appetite
Abdominal pain
Diarrhea
Weight loss and inadequate absorption of nutrients from food

If you suspect you have a tapeworm you'll need your doctor to check your stool or send samples to a laboratory for testing. A laboratory may use microscopic identification techniques to check for eggs or tapeworm segments in your feces.

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My big brother Alan revealed tapas was one of his restaurant wishes .
Because of this, bartenders and restaurant owners began creating a variety of snacks to serve with sherry, thus increasing their alcohol sales, and the tapas eventually became as important as the sherry.
Antonio Saez, chef de cuisine, Catalan, Rosewood Hotels & Resorts: The concept of tapas and Spanish cuisine is still new in the region, but the response at Catalan has been very positive.
The original tapas for me is still difficult to better, washed down with great Spanish red wine.
We asked two chefs who made waves with tapas and shaped their reception, to answer our questions.
The bill for four tapas dishes (all superb), a jug of sangria and nachos came to just under pounds 30.
To make the packaging reminiscent of the traditional Tapas, the skin pack is inserted in a cardboard box designed like blackboards announcing Tapas of the day in Spanish bars.
Last month it was reported that three Portuguese detectives were due to travel to England to sit in as police officers re-interviewed the Tapas Seven.
The secret to tapas success, apparently, is having a kitchen that can make these small plates tasty, attractive and shareable, along with a well- trained staff that knows everything about every one of them.
The UK is now the top export market for tapas," she adds.
And so a distinct Spanish culinary tradition was born, as bar owners found that tapas possess an attraction all their own and began to expand the variety they offered.
silver Cricket, a chic downtown establishment formerly serving Asian-fusion meals, has repackaged itself as a gourmet tapas bistro.