Hydragogue

Hy'dra·gogue adjective [ Latin hydragogus conveying off water, Greek ...; 'y`dwr water + ... to lead: confer French hydragogue .] (Medicine) Causing a discharge of water; expelling serum effused into any part of the body, as in dropsy. -- noun A
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hydragogue

<medicine> Causing a discharge of water; expelling serum effused into any part of the body, as in dropsy. ... A hydragogue medicine, usually a cathartic or diuretic. ... Origin: L. Hydragogus conveying off water, Gr.; 'ydwr water + to lead: cf. F. Hydragogue. ... Source: Websters Dictionary ... (01 Mar 1998) ...
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hydragogue

(hi´drә-gog) increasing the fluid content of the feces. a cathartic that has this effect.
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Hydragogue

• (n.) A hydragogue medicine, usually a cathartic or diuretic. • (a.) Causing a discharge of water; expelling serum effused into any part of the body, as in dropsy.
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hydragogue

hydragogue 1. Having the property of removing accumulations of water or serum, or of causing watery evacuations. 2. Producing a discharge of watery fluid; denoting a class of cathartics that retain fluids in the intestine and aid in the removal of edematous fluids; such as, saline cathartics. 3. Causing watery discharge; especially, watery stools.
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hydragogue

Type: Term Pronunciation: hī′dră-gog Definitions: 1. Producing a discharge of watery fluid; denoting a class of cathartics that retain fluids in the intestine and aid in the removal of edematous fluids, saline cathartics.
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