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dressing

1. a covering for a wound, sore, etc.
2. size used for stiffening textiles

Dressing

Masonry and moldings of better quality than the facing materials, used around openings or at corners of buildings.

Dressing

 

a therapeutic and diagnostic procedure in the treatment of wounds that consists of removing old, contaminated dressings, examining and treating the wound and surrounding skin, and applying medication and a fresh bandage.

Aseptic and antiseptic methods must be strictly followed during the dressing procedure. The frequency of dressing and the type of medications used depend on the condition of the wound, which is dressed until completely healed.

dressing

[′dres·iŋ]
(agriculture)
Manure or compost used as a fertilizer.
(civil engineering)
The process of smoothing or squaring lumber or stone for use in a building.
(engineering)
The sharpening, repairing, and replacing of parts, notably drilling bits and tool joints, to ready equipment for reuse.
(medicine)
Application of various materials for protecting a wound and encouraging healing.
Material so applied.

dressing, dressings

1. Projecting ornamental moldings and carved decorations of all kinds.
2. Masonry or molding of better quality than the facing brick; used around openings or at corners of buildings; often made of gauged brick.
3. Smoothing a stone surface.
4. Bossing.
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Dr Beltranena told Feedinfo News Service: "The barley diet will give you a lower dressing percentage because the hind gut tends to thicken and when you remove it at evisceration then the carcass weighs a little lower so hog farmers need to market their hogs a little heavier, by two to three kilos, but that also means two to three days more in the barn.
The slaughter and carcass weights and dressing percentage of KNPxD were higher (p<0.
Also, these results are in line with those reported by Buhaif [5] who found a lower dressing percentage (42.
Also, there is a problem of high gut fill which reduces the dressing percentage of the WASH.
Also, feeding BPM resulted in reduced kidney fat weight (an index of carcass fatness), and by extension, reduced carcass fatness and had no adverse effect on dressing percentage and other carcass indices.
2004), the energy level, in high-energy finishing diets, only had small effects on HCW and dressing percentage.
Carcass weight, dressing percentage, back-fat thickness and size of loin-eye area were assessed.
For example, dressing percentage and backfat thickness at the 10th rib and last rib did not differ between treatment groups in pigs fed CrPic (Kornegay et al.
Dressing percentage was calculated as weight of carcass (hot and cold) divided by either slaughter weight or empty BW times 100 according to Bonvillani et al.
At the same BW, sire line 3 pigs had heavier CW and higher dressing percentage than pigs of the other three lines.