abluent definition

  • adjective:
    • Washing away; carrying off impurities; detergent.
    • Washing away; holding down impurities; detergent.
  • noun:
    • A detergent.
    • In medicine: whatever purifies the bloodstream, or carries off impurities through the system, especially from the stomach and intestines; a detergent.
    • whatever eliminates filth or viscid matter from ulcers or through the epidermis.
  • others:
    • Washing; cleansing; purifying.

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