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an enema of shredded or powdered soap in warm water.
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An enema consisting of prepared soapsuds or, if liquid soap is used, 30 mL of liquid soap to (1000 mL of water. Strong soapsuds should not be used because of the danger of injuring intestinal mucosa. Mild white soaps, such as castile, are best.
See also: enema
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