• Definition for "hydragogue"
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hydragogue definition

  • adjective:
    • Causing a discharge of water; expelling serum effused into any an element of the human anatomy, as in dropsy.
    • Causing a discharge of water; expelling serum effused into any area of the human anatomy, such as dropsy.
  • noun:
    • Any medication of the kind, frequently a cathartic or diuretic.
    • In medication: an energetic purgative, as jalap, which produces a great flux from intestinal membrane, and consequently provides rise to really watery stools.
    • A remedy believed to be capable of attracting off serum effused into any an element of the body, as a cathartic of this preceding class or a diuretic.
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