lithagogue definition

  • noun:
    • Any medication with the capacity of expelling calculous matter aided by the urine.
    • A medicine having, or designed to have, the effectiveness of expelling calculous matter using urine.
    • A medicine formerly supposed to expel little calculi through the kidneys or bladder.
  • others:
    • In medicine, obtaining the energy of expelling stone through the kidney or kidneys.
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