\bˈa͡ʊd͡ʒi], \bˈaʊdʒi], \b_ˈaʊ_dʒ_i]\
Definitions of BOUGIE
- 1920 - A practical medical dictionary.
- 1898 - Warner's pocket medical dictionary of today.
- 1874 - Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language
- 1846 - Medical lexicon: a dictionary of medical science
- 1898 - American pocket medical dictionary
- 1916 - Appleton's medical dictionary
- 1871 - The Cabinet Dictionary of the English Language
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A cylindrical instrument, resembling a sound, usually more or less flexible and yielding, employed in the diagnosis and treatment of strictures of tubular passages, such as the urethra or rectum. It is sometimes made of a soluble material, containing a medicament, and is used for making local applications to the urethra, etc.
By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
By William R. Warner
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
A wax candle: Candel'ula, Cande'la, C. ce'rea seu medica'ta, Ce'reum medica'tam, Cere'olus Chirurgo'rnm, Doe'dion, Specil'lum ce'reum, Virga ce'rea, Cere'olus. A flexible cylinder, variable in size, to be introduced into the urethra, oesophagus, rectum, &c., for the purpose of dilating these canals, when contracted. A Simple Bougie is composed of solid and insoluble substances; as plaster, elastic gum, gutta percha, catgut-( Bougie de Corde d boyau,) &c. It acts of course only mechanically.
By Robley Dunglison
By Willam Alexander Newman Dorland
By Smith Ely Jelliffe
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