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douche

 [do̳sh]
a stream of water or air directed against a part of the body or into a cavity.
air douche a current of air blown into a cavity, particularly into the tympanum to open the eustachian tube.
vaginal douche irrigation of the vagina to cleanse the area, to apply medicated solutions to the vaginal mucosa and the cervix, or to apply heat in order to relieve pain, inflammation, and congestion. For the treatment to be effective the patient must be in the dorsal recumbent position with the hips level with the chest. Excessive pressure in administering the douche should be avoided so that solution is not forced through the cervix into the endometrial cavity.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

douche

(dūsh),
1. A current of water, gas, or vapor directed against a surface or projected into a cavity.
2. An instrument for giving a douche.
3. To apply a douche.
[Fr. fr. doucher, to pour]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

douche

(do͞osh)
n.
1.
a. A stream of water, often containing medicinal or cleansing agents, that is applied to a body part or cavity for hygienic or therapeutic purposes.
b. A stream of air applied in a similar way.
2. The application of a douche.
3. An instrument for applying a douche.
4. Vulgar Slang A foolish or contemptible person.
v. douched, douching, douches
v.tr.
To cleanse or treat by means of a douche.
v.intr.
To cleanse or treat oneself with a douche.
The American Heritage® Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2007, 2004 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.

douche

(dūsh)
1. A current of water, gas, or vapor directed against a surface or projected into a cavity.
2. An instrument for giving a douche.
3. To apply a douche.
[Fr. fr. doucher, to wash off]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

douche

A washing out of a body cavity or opening by a stream of water or other fluid. Vaginal douching is much used by women with vaginal discharge.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

douche

(dūsh)
1. Current of water, gas, or vapor directed against surface or projected into a cavity.
2. An instrument for giving a douche.
3. To apply a douche.
[Fr. fr. doucher, to wash off]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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