gastric lavage

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Noun1.gastric lavage - washing out the stomach with sterile water or a saltwater solution; removes blood or poisons; "when the doctor ordered a gastric lavage the hospital pumped out my stomach"
lavage - washing out a hollow organ (especially the stomach) by flushing with water
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If we can get his bolster-cover round his arms and then 'phone up a stomach-pump, we'll give the old dear the supper of his life.
After the lapse of about half a minute the handle is removed and the sound connected with a stomach-pump.
They were covered thickly with paint, the top layer a vile, stomach-pump green, other colors gleaming dimly through chips and scratches.