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2008-09-23 15:00:34

By FITZSIMONS, Tom MODERN medicine has meant everything from heart transplants to powerful new drugs, but one great hurdle has long remained -- hospital gowns that bare all. The draughty exposure problem -- humiliating for those already at a low point -- has bothered Wellington theatre nurse Jenny Kendall for two years. Now, she says, patients can finally relax. Her solution, inspired by Pacific Island lavalavas, was a piece of cloth that could be wound around the waist -- under the...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.