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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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May 2 was just another day at O'Keeffe's Package Store, a family business in Lawton, Oklahoma, when 75-year-old Rosemarie O'Keeffe, who was working behind the register, noticed two young men outside walking up to the store "wearing hoodies, with gauze bandages over their faces," reported KSWO Channel 7.
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DISPOSABLE WOUND MANAGEMENT PRODUCTS 133 General 133 Wound Closures 136 Sutures 138 Absorbable Sutures 140 Nonabsorbable Sutures 141 Surgical Staples & Disposable Stapling Devices 142 Tissue Sealants 145 Cyanoacrylate Sealants 146 Fibrin Sealants 147 Other Tissue Sealants 148 Other Wound Closures 149 Anti-Adhesion Products 150 Hemostats 151 Ligature Clips 152 Disposable Bandages 153 Adhesive Bandages 154 Adhesive Tapes 158 Cast Bandages & Accessories 160 Gauze Bandages 162 Pads & Compresses 164 Other Disposable Bandages 165 Wound Dressings 167 Biological & Synthetic Wound Dressings 168 Film Dressings 169 Hydrocolloid Dressings 170 Collagen Dressings 171
Orozco's head, hands and arms were swathed in gauze bandages, while transparent strips covered his red and blistered face.
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