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Synonyms for aperient

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Graham [6] divide nutrition elements to three groups and named them crop efficiency, physiologic efficiency and aperient recycling efficiency.
I mention the circumstance here, thinking it probable that this is the first occasion on which the valuable medicine in question was ever used as a conversational aperient.
s medicinal products: Chalybeate Aperient, Rhubarb and Ginger Pills, Tonic Pills ('composed of Bark and Steel') and so on.
We were routed direct for Colombo, but off the Leeuwin, after having lost ten horses received permission to proceed to Gage Roads to procure the aperient.
Not a very interesting formulation perhaps: one might have supposed there was more constructive originality in Sir William Napier's reference, in 1828, to Napoleon confronting the rebellious Spanish hoping, 'by grasping as it were the ganglia of the insurrection, to reduce it to a few convulsive motions,' or even in the title of a political pamphlet of 1840, A Vegetable Aperient for the Body Politic: or, Cheap Bread a Cure for Low Profits.
It is alterative, lymphatic tonic, anti-inflammatory, diuretic, aperient and hepatic.
Aperients or enemas could be administered on day three (James, 1923, 1929; Muskett; Richards & Richards; Rossiter, 1910, 1913) and a catheter could be inserted if the woman experienced difficulty voiding (James; Rossiter; Somerville, n.
In Pakistan this genus is represented by 20 species which possess galactagogue, soporific, diuretic, wound healing, antipyretic and aperients properties [2-4].