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irrigate

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transitive verb ir·ri·gate \ˈir-ə-ˌgāt\

Medical Definition of irrigate

ir·ri·gat·edir·ri·gat·ing

  1. :  to flush (a body part) with a stream of liquid <irrigate the wound with saline to remove debris> <the eye was irrigated for 10 minutes following chemical exposure>

  2. ir·ri·ga·tion \ˌir-ə-ˈgā-shən\play noun





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