absorbent gauze

gaza higroskopijna

English-Polish dictionary for engineers. 2013.

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  • absorbent gauze — [USP] a plain woven cloth of cotton or of a mixture of cotton and rayon; it is classified as Type I (the heaviest) to Type VIII (the lightest) on the basis of thread count and weight. It is supplied in various lengths and widths in the form of… …   Medical dictionary

  • absorbent gauze sterile — absorbent gauze that has been sterilized and subsequently protected from contamination …   Medical dictionary

  • absorbent — 1. Having the power to absorb, soak up, or take into itself a gas, liquid, light rays, or heat. SYN: absorptive, bibulous. 2. Any substance possessing such power. 3. Material (usually …   Medical dictionary

  • gauze bandage — [USP] Type I absorbent gauze containing no dyes or additives; it may be sterilized …   Medical dictionary

  • gauze — A bleached cotton cloth of plain weave, used for dressings, bandages, and absorbent sponges; petrolatum g. is saturated with petrolatum. [Fr. gaze, fr. Ar. gazz, raw silk] * * * gauze gȯz n a loosely woven cotton surgical dressing * * * n. thin… …   Medical dictionary

  • zinc gelatin–impregnated gauze — absorbent gauze impregnated with zinc gelatin that may contain a small amount of ferric oxide as coloring matter; see also Unna boot, under boot …   Medical dictionary

  • petrolatum gauze — [USP] absorbent gauze saturated with white petrolatum; used as a protective covering for wounds …   Medical dictionary

  • bandage — 1. A piece of cloth or other material, of varying shape and size, applied to a body part to provide compression, protect from external contamination, prevent drying, absorb drainage, prevent motion, and retain surgical dressings. 2 …   Medical dictionary

  • Gamgee Tissue — is a surgical dressing invented by Dr. Joseph Sampson Gamgee in Birmingham, England, in 1880.Gamgee Tissue has a thick layer of absorbent cotton wool between two layers of absorbent gauze. It represents the first use of cotton wool in a medical… …   Wikipedia

  • Dressing (medical) — An adhesive island dressing, in its original packaging (left) and on a person s wrist (right). A dressing is an adjunct used by a person for application to a wound to promote healing and/or prevent further harm. A dressing is designed to be in… …   Wikipedia

  • adhesive bandage — noun bandage consisting of a medical dressing of plain absorbent gauze held in place by a plastic or fabric tape coated with adhesive • Hypernyms: ↑bandage, ↑patch • Hyponyms: ↑Band Aid, ↑Elastoplast * * * a bandage consisting of a small pad of… …   Useful english dictionary

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