siphonage

[sahy-fuh-nij]

Origin of siphonage

First recorded in 1850–55; siphon + -age
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siphonage in Medicine

siphonage

[sīfə-nĭj]
n.
  1. The emptying of a cavity, such as the stomach, by means of a siphon.
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