bouginage

bou·gi·nage or bou·gie·nage .bü-zhē-'näzh n the dilation of a tubular cavity (as a constricted esophagus) with a bougie

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boug·i·nage (boo-zhe-nahzhґ) bougienage.

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  • bouginage — bou·gi·nage …   English syllables

  • Bougie — A thin cylinder of rubber, plastic, metal or another material that a physician inserts into or though a body passageway, such as the esophagus, to diagnose or treat a condition. A bougie may be used to widen a passageway, guide another instrument …   Medical dictionary

  • Bougienage — A procedure involving the use of a bougie. A bougie is a thin cylinder of rubber, plastic, metal or another material that a physician inserts into or though a body passageway, such as the esophagus, to widen the passageway, guide another… …   Medical dictionary

  • bougienage — noun see bouginage …   Useful english dictionary


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