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purgative

  
  (Med)  
      n  
1    a drug or agent for purging the bowels  
      adj  
2    causing evacuation of the bowels; cathartic  
  purgatively      adv  
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purgative

  
1   
      n   aperient     (Medical)   cathartic, depurative, emetic, enema, evacuant, laxative, physic     (rare)   purge  
2   
      adj   aperient     (Medical)   cleansing, depurative, evacuant, laxative, purging  

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