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washout

 [wahsh´owt]
a cleansing or sweeping clean.
nitrogen washout nitrogen washout test.
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washout

(wăsh′owt″)
The lowering of the concentration of a substance from a solution, or from the human body, by withholding the substance and allowing it to be lost, metabolized, or excreted.
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