hydragogue meaning

Pronunciation:   "hydragogue" in a sentence
/hīˈdrə-gog, -gōg/ adjective (Gr agōgos bringing; medicine)
  Removing water or serum
  noun
  A drug with that effect

[Medicine]
also hy·dra·gog n : a cathartic that causes copious watery discharges from the bowels

Examples

  1. Its action is essentially that of a hydragogue, and is exercised upon practically the entire length of the alimentary canal.

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