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Medical procedure involving the emptying of contents in the stomach through the use of a tube inserted through the nose or mouth. It is performed to remove poisons or relieve pressure due to intestinal blockages or during surgery. [1]

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13155610
NLM Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) [1]

M0009007 ( Gastric Lavage )

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Gastric Lavage

Irrigation, Gastric

Lavage, Gastric

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Last Update : 2018-12-18 | Date Created : 2014-04-17