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wash

 [wosh]
a solution used for cleansing or bathing a part, as an eye or the mouth. See also irrigation and lavage.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

wash

(wahsh),
A solution used to clean or bathe a part. For types of washes, see the specific term, for example, eyewash, mouthwash.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
An acronym for Warfarin-Aspirin Study of Heart Failure
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wash

(wawsh)
A solution used to clean or bathe a part.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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A soapy washcloth used under the clothing will get to the critical areas of armpits, perineal area and under the breasts," says Keith.
If I get stuff on my hands, I have to have a washcloth to wash my hands because it's so annoying."
a test procedure was refined in which the washcloth was set on the rim and fully wetted (an unrealistic start condition because the usual procedure would be to wring it out before setting it on the rim).
A review of the medical literature addressing the health consequences of "washcloth bathing" points to an overwhelming body of evidence that indicates that this is an undesirable health practice.
My ophthalmologist says to soak the eyelids with warm water and then to rub away the crusts with a washcloth. This does not work well for me, partly because I can't see the crusts without the magnifying part of my glasses, and with them on it's very difficult to get to the crusts with my wet cloth.
He has no toothbrush, no washcloth, nothing except his tattered clothes.
Other items contained in the pack are a "sippy cup" and bowl, a washcloth and soap, a blanket, a ball, a school uniform, a notebook, pencil and crayons, and materials to create a parents memory book.
But if co-workers are cowering away from you, do a self check If you find your odor out of the ordinary, keep soap, a washcloth, deodorant, as well as a toothbrush and paste, handy to handle it.
To prepare for this ritual the couple must have a picture of Moon that will watch over their union, a "holy handkerchief" (a washcloth supplied by the church that is used to clean the body after sex and not be washed afterwards), and "holy salt." After blessing the space with the salt the couple has intercourse first with the woman on top then with the man on top.
It reminded me of washing my children, pouring the warm water gently over their heads, using the washcloth to get into all those little rolls of baby fat.
Use either cotton squares or a very soft clean washcloth and go over your face a few times.
An audit of infection control procedures at that time showed several violations of standard infection control measures, including the reuse of a single washcloth on multiple residents of the facility.