Medical Dictionary

1purge

verb \ˈpərj\
purgedpurg·ing

Medical Definition of PURGE

transitive verb
1
:  to cause evacuation from (as the bowels) or of or from the bowels of <drugs that purge the bowels> <purged the patient with a cathartic>
2
:  to free (itself) of suspended matter usually by sedimentation—used of a liquid
intransitive verb
1
:  to become purged
2
:  to have or produce frequent evacuations
3
:  to cause purgation

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