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purge

 [perj]
1. to cleanse or purify; to remove undesirable substances from something.
2. to cause free evacuation of feces.
3. a cathartic.

purge

(pŭrj),
1. To cause a copious evacuation of the bowels.
2. A cathartic remedy.
[L. purgo, to cleanse, fr. purus, pure, + ago, to do]

purge

(purj)
1. to cleanse or purify, to remove undesirable substances from something.
2. to cause evacuation of feces.

purge

(pûrj)
v. purged, purging, purges
v.tr.
1.
a. To rid (a nation or political party, for example) of people considered undesirable.
b. To get rid of (people considered undesirable).
2. Medicine
a. To cause evacuation of (the bowels).
b. To induce evacuation of the bowels in (an individual).
v.intr.
1. Medicine To undergo or cause an emptying of the bowels.
2. To vomit or force oneself to vomit, especially as a symptom of an eating disorder.
n.
1. Something that purges, especially a medicinal purgative.
2. An instance of vomiting or of forcing oneself to vomit.

purg′er n.

purge

[purj]
Etymology: L, purgare
1 v, to evacuate the bowels, as with a cathartic.
2 n, a cathartic.
3 v, to make free of an unwanted substance. purgative, n., adj.

purge

GI disease
1. verb To evacuate the bowels.
2. noun A megaevacuation of the bowels.
3. noun An agent that #1's, resulting in a #2.

purge

(pŭrj)
1. To cause a copious evacuation of the bowels.
2. A cathartic remedy.
[L. purgo, to cleanse, fr. purus, pure, + ago, to do]

Purge

To rid the body of food and calories, commonly by vomiting or using laxatives.
Mentioned in: Bulimia Nervosa

purge

(pŭrj)
1. To cause a copious evacuation of the bowels.
2. A cathartic remedy.
[L. purgo, to cleanse, fr. purus, pure, + ago, to do]

purge

1. a purgative medicine or dose.
2. to cause free evacuation of feces.
3. to remove outdated data from a file or other store of data.

purge nut
jatrophacurcas.
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