lavage definition

  • noun:
    • A washing, specifically of a hollow organ, such as the stomach or reduced bowel, with duplicated treatments of liquid.
    • A washing.
    • A washing of a hollow organ.
    • A laving or washing; in medicine, the entire process of cleaning by shot of fluids; specifically, the cleansing out from the stomach, as with gastritis.
    • washing out a hollow organ (especially the belly) by flushing with water
  • verb:
    • To wash a hollow organ
  • others:
    • An obsolete form of magnificent.

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