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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

tape

(tāp),
A thin, flat strip of fascia or tendon, or of synthetic material, used as a tie or suture.
[A.S. taeppe]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

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.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

tape

(tāp)
A thin, flat strip of fascia or tendon, or of synthetic material, used as a tie or suture.
[A.S. taeppe]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012

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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Personnel red tape and technology routineness are related to notably lower job involvement.
For example, if an Exchange e-mail server is backed up, the client type "Exchange" could be noted in the tape header.
After working with a few simpler geometries, the researchers designed a differently patterned tape that folded into a helix.
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The advantage of tape backup is that the technology is mature, performs well and is fully supported by Microsoft for full Exchange backups.
The bond between the interlay film (in this case corona-treated polypropylene) and most generic PSAs is permanent and strong, with bonding strengths published by the tape supplier.
Walk around the vehicle a few more times and look for tape or paint on gauges, tail light covers, grease fittings and reflectors, too.
the final tape in the series, focuses on the political implications of addiction in this country.
In addition, state that while persons may not tape from the audience during a performance, nor from the wings, taping backstage will be permitted.
The bottom line: For all the above reasons, it's wise to use tape (or floppies) only for periodic data backups.
Geller found a sharp division of opinion among practitioners over whether to tape the entire interrogation or just to record a restated summary, or recap, of a previously unrecorded interrogation.
Thanks to the advent of the VCR, there are tapes on all of these subjects ready to come right into your home.