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ir·ri·gate

 (ĭr′ĭ-gāt′)
v. ir·ri·gat·ed, ir·ri·gat·ing, ir·ri·gates
v.tr.
1. To supply (land or crops) with water by means of pipes, sprinklers, ditches, or streams.
2. To wash out (a body cavity or wound) with water or a medicated fluid.
v.intr.
To irrigate land or crops.

[Latin irrigāre, irrigāt- : in-, in; see in-2 + rigāre, to water.]

ir′ri·ga′tion n.
ir′ri·ga′tion·al adj.
ir′ri·ga′tor n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.irrigation - supplying dry land with water by means of ditches etcirrigation - supplying dry land with water by means of ditches etc
supplying, provision, supply - the activity of supplying or providing something
2.irrigation - (medicine) cleaning a wound or body organ by flushing or washing out with water or a medicated solution
eyedrop, eye-drop - a method of irrigating the eye used by ophthalmologists
medical aid, medical care - professional treatment for illness or injury
douche - 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
clyster, enema - an injection of a liquid through the anus to stimulate evacuation; sometimes used for diagnostic purposes
lavage - washing out a hollow organ (especially the stomach) by flushing with water
medical specialty, medicine - the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
Translations
سقيسَقْي، رَي
zavlažovánízavodňování
vanding
öntözés
áveita, vökvun
zavlažovanie
sulama

irrigation

[ˌɪrɪˈgeɪʃən]
A. N (Agr) → irrigación f, riego m (Med) → irrigación f
B. CPD irrigation channel Nacequia f, canal m de riego

irrigation

[ˌɪrɪˈgeɪʃən] nirrigation f irrigation systemirrigation ditch nfossé m d'irrigationirrigation system nsystème m d'irrigation

irrigation

n
(Agr) → Bewässerung f; irrigation canalBewässerungskanal m
(Med) → Spülung f, → Irrigation f; colonic irrigationDarmspülung f

irrigation

[ˌɪrɪˈgeɪʃn] nirrigazione f

irrigate

(ˈirigeit) verb
to supply water to (land), especially by canals or other artificial means.
ˌirriˈgation noun

ir·ri·ga·tion

n. irrigación, acto o proceso de irrigar.

irrigation

n irrigación f; colonic — hidroterapia de colon
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The nurse receives the patient from the postanesthesia care unit with a three-way urinary catheter in place, continuous bladder irrigation flowing, compression boots for deep vein thrombosis prophylaxis, and intravenous fluids for hydration.
Furthermore, the amount of gas formed and the risk of explosion are proportional to the operating time and the use of high power current for cutting and coagulation while the nature of the bladder irrigation liquid does not appear to play an important role 20.
Different strategies including bladder irrigation and surgical interventions including vessel ligation, cystoscopy and interventional radiological procedures have been adopted for control of macroscopic hematuria and blood loss.
The patient was placed on continuous bladder irrigation.
Blood transfusion and continuous bladder irrigation (CBI) were initiated.
Contract awarded for 3000Ml Glicina Bladder Irrigation Solution 1.
The patient was put on third-generation cephalosporin antibiotics with amikacin and metrogyl, bladder irrigation was done for 72hrs.
The specimens were submitted as voided urine (n = 8; 62%), bladder irrigation (n = 4; 31%), and catheterized urine (n = 1; 8%) samples.
Bladder irrigation removed minimal blood and urine mix.
MGH requires emergent treatment of the underlying disease and intravenous fluids, as well as manual or continuous bladder irrigation via Foley catheter.
Neither bladder irrigation treatment nor oral medication has been refused.