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Definitions and Synonyms of irrigation | Another word for irrigation | What is irrigation?

Definition 1: supplying dry land with water by means of ditches etc - [noun denoting act]

(irrigation is a kind of ...) the activity of supplying or providing something

Definition 2: (medicine) cleaning a wound or body organ by flushing or washing out with water or a medicated solution - [noun denoting act]

(irrigation is a kind of ...) professional treatment for illness or injury

(... is a kind of irrigation ) a method of irrigating the eye used by ophthalmologists

(... is a kind of irrigation ) irrigation with a jet of water or medicated solution into or around a body part (especially the vagina) to treat infections or cleanse from odorous contents

(... is a kind of irrigation ) an injection of a liquid through the anus to stimulate evacuation; sometimes used for diagnostic purposes

(... is a kind of irrigation ) washing out a hollow organ (especially the stomach) by flushing with water

(irrigation belongs to category ...) the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques

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