purgative


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Synonyms for purgative

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of, relating to, or tending to eliminate

Synonyms for purgative

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The plant parts are also used as sedative, abortifacient, anti-infertility, ecbolic, purgative, and tonic after child birth.
In light of these findings, we thought that emptying the distal colon before purgative use can enhance the effect of purgatives by increasing bowel activity.
It is emetic and purgative in its action and may cause nervous symptoms and convulsions.
If defecation does not take place after phosphate containing purgative ingestion, pooling of the fluid in the gut lumen can potentially increase phosphate absorption, leading to sudden and severe hypernatremia and hyperphosphatemia (5).
The punitive and purgative model, favored by the "Protestant Left" (Anglicans who favor a low church style) and the Puritans, strives to create a society of the "godly" by using the common law to excise wrongdoers from its midst.
This is the purgative effect of modern free enterprise that ultimately improves the standard of living for all society.
What's really troubling about someone like Eminem is the very purgative nature of art.
As biopics go, ``Livin' for Love: The Natalie Cole Story'' is an uncommonly naked one and, for Cole herself, who executive-produced the movie and appears in it, it must represent a virtually purgative experience.
Taken orally, it has a purgative action that may help constipation, but there is little data about what dose is safe for cats, so be extremely cautious about using it.
has initiated its pivotal Phase III clinical trial program for INKP-100 (sodium phosphate tablets) as a purgative agent for bowel preparation prior to colonoscopy.
The roots of these irises have been used medicinally in the past for various purposes but they have been shown to be a dangerous purgative and should never be used medicinally at home.
Treatment consists of taking mepacrine, niclosamide or dichlorophren and a purgative.
Low calcium, lack of oxygen in the blood, toxins in the first milk (mostly of an irritant and purgative nature), and gastric problems (usually bloat) generally accompany the disorder.
To them, the economic marketplace is a kind of cosmic purgative that fullfills Jefferson's call for a revolution every 20 years (which is a gauzy and Romantic notion, too).
Words were subordinated to action in an attempt to restore the ceremonial and purgative powers of drama.