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bi·det

(bē-dā'),
A tub for a sitz bath, having also an attachment for giving vaginal or rectal infusions.
[Fr. a small horse]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

bi·det

(bē-dā')
Bathroom fixture similar to a toilet used for washing the perineal and perianal regions.
[Fr. a small horse]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

bidet

(bē-dā′) [Fr., a small horse]
A basin used for cleaning the perineum.
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It's about time you ditch the 'tabo' (dipper) for the bidet.
A bidet is a plumbing fixture attached to the toilets intended for washing the genitalia.
To those who say that bidets waste water, advocates counter that the amount is trivial compared to how much water we use to produce toilet paper in the first place.
As for bidets, whenever I found these strange appliances in the houses of wealthy friends I used to assume they were for washing your feet
Kielder Water may never serve the purpose for which it was originally built, but you will just have to look on it as the biggest bidet in England.
A private, luxurious 800-square-foot suite welcomes you with amenities that include steambath, bidets, and the finest towels and bathrobes to pamper yourself.
The range, which includes basins, bidets, wcs and urinals, is designed for public use -- hospitals, offices and stations -- as well as domestic use, and is competitive in price.
The vignettes, which Smithman brought back from a National Bath and Kitchen Show exhibit in Orlando, are complete with bathtubs, sinks, toilets, bidets, and tiled floors and walls up to the ceiling.
Aisin Seiki had produced bidets in Japan and supplied them to Inax on an original equipment manufacturing (OEM) basis.
An outbreak of group A hemolytic streptococcal puerperal sepsis was traced to the communal use of bidets (35).
Surprisingly, some tank flushers act more like bidets, with a great deal of splash-up from the force of the rushing water.