How Do You Spell BOUGIE?

Correct spelling for the English word "Bougie" is [bˈa͡ʊd͡ʒi], [bˈa‍ʊd‍ʒi], [b_ˈaʊ_dʒ_i]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Common Misspellings for BOUGIE

Below is the list of 1 misspellings for the word "bougie".

Similar spelling words for BOUGIE

Plural form of BOUGIE is BOUGIES

Definition of BOUGIE

  1. A long slender rod consisting of gelatin or some other substance that melts at the temperature of the body. It is impregnated with medicine, and designed for introduction into urethra, etc.

Anagrams of BOUGIE

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Usage Examples for BOUGIE

  1. For the passage of a bougie the patient should be seated on a chair with the head thrown back and supported from behind by an assistant, and he is directed to take full deep breaths rapidly. - "Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition." by Alexander Miles Alexis Thomson
  2. This may be passed again and again to enlarge the passages sufficiently, and then the passage may be kept open by wearing a long, dumb- bell bougie, a thick piece of carbolized catgut, or a spring dilator. - "Special Report on Diseases of Cattle" by U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler