gauze


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gauze

1. 
a. a transparent cloth of loose plain or leno weave
b. (as modifier): a gauze veil
2. a surgical dressing of muslin or similar material
3. a fine mist or haze

Gauze

 

a light, transparent, porous, absorbent cotton fabric of plain weave. Gauze is usually bleached, but is occasionally produced in its unbleached state. Primarily intended for surgical dressings, it is also used as interfacing in clothing and as backing for maps.

gauze

[gȯz]
(materials)
A sheer, loosely woven textile fabric similar to cheesecloth; used for surgical dressings.
A plastic or wire mesh.

gauze

1. Any thin, open-weave, woven fabric; usually transparent.
2. A fine wire cloth; also called lawn.
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Various materials are used for nasal packing as Bismuth subnitrate iodoform paraffin paste gauze, simple Vaseline gauze etc.
It's been standard practice to apply gauze, or non-stick dressing pads to a wound, followed by a wrap of rolled gauze and then an outer bandage to supply pressure.
Objective: To compare the clinical efficacy and safety of oil gauze silver dressing and silver ions dressing on diabetic ulcers in elderly outpatients.
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Remove the outer protective wrapping, being careful not to touch the gauze.
According to the source, the contractor has supplied substandard gauze and crepe bandage to the allied hospitals.
Objective: To compare efficacy and discomfort caused by maxillary antrum packing with Foley's catheter versus BIPP gauze packing after Caldwell-Luc surgery.
The most common packing materials used for anterior nasal packing are Paraffin gauze, Vaseline gauze, Merocel impregnated with antibiotic ointment, gelfoam, surgicel, bismuth iodoform paraffin paste etc.
Halve the oranges and, using the tip of a knife, flick out any obvious pips on to a double-layered square of gauze (or muslin), about 30 x 30cm.
Known for his abstraction and deft exploration of materials and technique, Benjie Cabangis' recent works at his Gauze Project exhibition at University of the Philippines Fine Arts Gallery acutely depict the question of framing time in art.