Cathartic

Definition of Cathartic

Ca`thar´tic
a.1.(Med.) Cleansing the bowels; promoting evacuations by stool; purgative.
2.Of or pertaining to the purgative principle of senna, as cathartic acid.
n.1.(Med.) A medicine that promotes alvine discharges; a purge; a purgative of moderate activity.

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