gauze

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Synonyms for gauze

(medicine) bleached cotton cloth of plain weave used for bandages and dressings

a net of transparent fabric with a loose open weave

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Absorbent gauze normally consists of cotton or a blend of cotton and not more than 53% rayon and is characterized by a smooth fabric of open structure with typically six to 16 layers placed one above the other.