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scrub up

phrasal verb with scrub uk   us   /skrʌb/ verb (-bb-)
When a ​doctorscrubs up, he or she ​washes the ​hands and ​arms very ​carefully before ​performing a ​medicaloperation.
(Definition of scrub up from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “scrub up”
in Chinese (Simplified) (医生在做手术前给病人)仔细擦洗手和胳膊…
in Chinese (Traditional) (醫生在做手術前)仔細擦洗手和手臂…
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