scrubs

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scrubs

 (skrŭbz)
pl.n.
A two-piece garment of lightweight cotton, usually consisting of pants and a T-shirt, worn by medical personnel especially when participating in surgery.

[So called because they are worn in the very hygienic, or scrubbed, environment of the operating room.]

scrubs

(skrʌbs)
pl n
(Surgery) the hygienic clothing worn by surgeons and other operating theatre staff during an operation
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Noun1.scrubs - protective garment worn by surgeons during operationsscrubs - protective garment worn by surgeons during operations
garment - an article of clothing; "garments of the finest silk"
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While I can and have toted my full-sized VP guns comfortably underneath my surgical scrubs while slogging through a typical 13-hour day, such a chore could be made easier if the guns were scrunched up a bit.
Fast forward to April, the role to reach Key Stages 3 and 4 students fell on Dr Hassan al Thani, who arrived in his surgical scrubs and armed with a multimedia presentation and stories from his own experiences.
Once, while covering a day in the life of a maternity ward in Croydon, he emerged in surgical scrubs having persuaded a couple to let him photograph the entire labour.
She was seen some time during the late afternoon in surgical scrubs, with a lanyard and a stethoscope around her neck.
Terry, who is expected to be out for another two to three weeks, posted a photo of himself in surgical scrubs on Instagram and used an emoticon of a syringe.
There were definite overtones of surgical scrubs about the ensemble.
Comparison of the antimicrobial efficacy of povidone-iodine, povidone-iodine-ethanol and chlorhexidine gluconate-ethanol surgical scrubs.
Both PP models easily fit into a surgical scrubs pocket or clip onto a surgical belt, are rechargeable, and have battery lives on a single charge which range from two hours to 24 hours depending on the battery pack, the LED headlight model, and the light intensity setting used.
Both his personal and professional lives were seriously compromised, and the only clothing that he could barely tolerate was 100% cotton surgical scrubs.
For the first time since I was an intern, I donned a pair of surgical scrubs because the building was too intolerable for wearing street clothes.
The odd scenes were part of a promotional film for the upcoming third series of the BBC One singing competition The Voice, on which the trio - along with Kaiser Chiefs vocalist Ricky Wilson, also spotted decked out in surgical scrubs - will make up the judging panel.