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lavage

[lə′väzh]
(medicine)
The therapeutic washing out of an organ.

Lavage

 

a medical procedure used to cleanse mechanically the walls and contents of such tubular organs as the vagina or urethra and surrounding tissues. A lavage may also be performed for therapeutic and preventive medical purposes; in such cases, it is based on the action of a chemical agent or temperature. Warm boiled water or solutions of various medicinal substances are used in the procedure.

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The global Pulse Lavage market is projected to reach USD 426.7 million by the end of 2025, growing at a CAGR of 8.7% during 2018-2025.
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