lavage

[ luh-vahzh, lav-ij ]SEE DEFINITION OF lavage
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His remedies—immediate regurgitation, lavage, neutralizing agent—were easy enough to master.

At the end of two or three days lavage of the cavity is gradually instituted.

But he invariably preceded these with regurgitation, lavage, and neutralizing agent.

WORD ORIGIN

"a washing," 1895, from French lavage, from laver "to wash" (see lave).

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