- cleansing by irrigation or the like.
- the washing out of the stomach.
Origin of lavage
Examples from the Web for lavage
At the end of two or three days lavage of the cavity is gradually instituted.
His remedies—immediate regurgitation, lavage, neutralizing agent—were easy enough to master.
But he invariably preceded these with regurgitation, lavage, and neutralizing agent.
British Dictionary definitions for lavage
Word Origin for lavage
Word Origin and History for lavage
"a washing," 1895, from French lavage, from laver "to wash" (see lave).