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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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At the end of 28th day and 42nd day, all the birds were weighed and 10% of the housed birds (1 bird/replicate) were selected randomly; slaughtered, and after four minute bleeding time the feathers were removed and carcass manually eviscerated to determine dressing percentage and parts yield.
In our study, two polymorphic loci, one in the first intron 27 and the other in the 3'UTR of the SUMO3 gene were found to be significantly or extremely significantly associated with the carcass weight, hind leg circumference, hind leg length, loin thickness, fat coverage of carcass, rib eye area, dressing percentage, hind hoof weight and back fat thickness.
Table 9: Impact of Neem powder in the body weights, Carcass weight, dressing percentage, thigh circumference and chest circumference of primary and secondary section (mean [+ or -] standard error) of broilers meat marketed 35-day-old.
The values of dressing percentage in males buffalo calves were in accordance with the study of El-Serafy [27], Paul [24] and Spanghero et al.
The results of this study in respect of strain difference in dressing yield of Aseel have been supported by the earlier findings of Sahota and Bhatti (2003) who reported significant differences in dressing percentage in black, dark brown and light brown varieties of Desi chickens.
Values obtained for the dressing percentage and breast meat yield in FE chicken were more than 52.
Data on dressing percentage and abdominal fat is presented in Table V.
05) higher dressing percentage was found for birds fed diet supplemented with yeast @ 0.
Carcass yield expressed in term of dressing percentage was similarly greater in group GE-2 and GE-3.