lavage

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washing out a hollow organ (especially the stomach) by flushing with water

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(21) Saboor's group found Mycobacterium species DNA on polymerase chain reaction in the bronchopulmonary lavage fluid of 70% of sarcoid patients, compared with only 9% of controls.
Bronchopulmonary lavage has been suggested as a potential method to reduce the level of siderosis in selected cases.