deterge definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To wash or wipe off (a wound, for instance); cleanse.
    • To clean; to purge away, as nasty or offending matter through the human body, or from an ulcer.
  • verb:
    • To clean of unwelcome product
    • wipe away; to scrub off or away, clean; chiefly in medical use: to clear away nasty matter through the human anatomy
  • others:
    • To cleanse; clear away foul or unpleasant matter from, as from human body or from a wound or ulcer.

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