Medical Dictionary


noun pur·ga·tion \ˌpər-ˈgā-shən\

Medical Definition of PURGATION

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


July 04, 2015
stringent Hear it
rigorous, strict, or severe
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