fluid lavage

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flu·id la·vage

(flūid lă-vahzh)
Action produced within the confined space of a periodontal pocket by the constant stream of fluid that exits near the point of an electronically powered instrument tip; produces a flushing action that washes debris, bacteria, and unattached plaque from the periodontal pocket.