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antiseptic lavage (s) (noun), antiseptic lavages (pl)
A means of washing, especially of a hollow organ, such as the stomach or lower bowel, with repeated injections of warm water mixed with an antiseptic or antifungal solution: Antiseptic lavages are commonly used as a treatment to pericoronitis of wisdom teeth; or inflammation of the gingivae (gums) surrounding the crowns of teeth.
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