a loose-fitting, usually two-piece garment, often of green cotton, worn by surgeons and assisting personnel in an operating room.
- Scrub turkey
noun 1. another name for megapode 2. (Austral) another name for brush turkey
noun, Pathology. 1. an infectious disease occurring chiefly in Japan and the East Indies, caused by the organism Rickettsia tsutsugamushi, transmitted by mites through biting. scrub typhus noun 1. an acute febrile disease characterized by severe headache, skin rash, chills, and swelling of the lymph nodes, caused by the bite of mites infected with the […]
noun 1. the act of washing or bathing thoroughly, especially the aseptic washing by doctors, nurses, etc., before a surgical operation. verb (used with object), scrubbed, scrubbing. 1. to rub hard with a brush, cloth, etc., or against a rough surface in washing. 2. to subject to friction; rub. 3. to remove (dirt, grime, etc.) […]
noun, plural scrubwomen. 1. a woman hired to clean a place; charwoman.