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gawz

  • n  (medicine) bleached cotton cloth of plain weave used for bandages and dressings
  • n  a net of transparent fabric with a loose open weave

  • A baboon-heart transplant inspires both awe and anger Except for the gauze-covered wound stretching almost the length of her torso, the tiny, dark-haired baby girl might.
  • Seattle policemen wearing protective gauze face masks during influenza epidemic of 1918 which claimed millions of lives worldwide.
  • First Aid Quick Stop Gauze Pads Johnson Johnson's sterile gauze pads ($4.
News & Articles

  • Loan to manufacture amazing 'Quickclot'
    The 'Quickclot' gauze going through this cutting machine at the Z-Medica plant in Wallingford could very well save a life in one of the war zones.  
    June 22, 2013 - WTNH-TV New Haven
  • Mich. woman ordered to trial on false rape report
    PORT HURON, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan woman accused of faking a sexual assault was ordered to stand trial on charges of making a false report of rape and tampering with evidence Tuesday after a doctor said her purported bruises faded after he wiped them with gauze.
    June 19, 2013 - Associated Press via Yahoo! News
  • Woman ordered to trial on false rape report
    Police/Fire Woman ordered to trial on false rape report A Michigan woman accused of faking a sexual assault was ordered to stand trial on charges of making a false report of rape and tampering with evidence after a doctor said her purported bruises faded after he wiped them with gauze. AP Wire Port Huron Jun 19, 2013 googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display("dfp-ad-ght300x250 ...
    June 19, 2013 - Grand Haven Tribune
Quotes

  • Roger Ebert in Reuters Canada
    When I turn up in Urbana, I will be wearing a gauze bandage around my neck, and my mouth will be seen to droop. So it goes,Ebert wrote.
  • Janet Jackson in San Francisco Chronicle (blog)
    In an interview on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" Jackson, 43, says, "When I was younger on 'Good Times,' I was asked to lose weight. I wasn't a heavy kid on the show but I was 10 years old and developing very quickly so they would put gauze...
  • Camille Paglia in Boston Globe (registration)
    As a career classroom teacher, I can see how smart she is,Paglia writes, "and, quite frankly, I think the people who don't see it are the stupid ones, wrapped in the fuzzy mummy-gauze of their own worn-out partisan dogma."

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