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purgation


purgation

noun pur·ga·tion \ˌpər-ˈgā-shən\

Definition of PURGATION

1
:  the act of purging; specifically :  vigorous evacuation of the bowels (as from the action of a cathartic or an infective agent)
2
:  administration of or treatment with a purgative
March 05, 2015
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