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1. A long loose flowing garment, such as a robe or nightgown.
2. A long, usually formal dress.
3. A robe or smock worn in operating rooms and other parts of hospitals as a guard against contamination.
4. A distinctive outer robe worn on ceremonial occasions, as by scholars or clerics.
5. The faculty and student body of a university: perfect accord between town and gown.
tr.v. gowned, gown·ing, gowns
To clothe (oneself or another) with a gown.

[Middle English goune, from Old French, from Late Latin gunna, leather garment.]
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Adj.1.gowned - wearing a gown; "beautifully gowned women"
clad, clothed - wearing or provided with clothing; sometimes used in combination; "clothed and in his right mind"- Bible; "proud of her well-clothed family"; "nurses clad in white"; "white-clad nurses"
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Once a person is gowned and gloved, it is important to ensure that there is no contamination of either the gown or the gloves in any way.
Our physicians feel that seeing patients already gowned saves time and thereby helps to increase overall clinic efficiency.
In July 1995, the first 1500 patients to visit the family medicine center were randomly assigned at reception/registration to one of two groups: gowned or non-gowned.