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Definition of Cathartic

Cathartic
Cathartic Ca*thar"tic, Catharical Ca*thar"ic*al, a. [Gr. ?, fr. ? to cleanse, fr. ? pure; akin to F. chaste.] 1. (Med.) Cleansing the bowels; promoting evacuations by stool; purgative. 2. Of or pertaining to the purgative principle of senna, as cathartic acid.
Cathartic
Cathartic Ca*thar"tic, n. [Gr. ?.] (Med.) A medicine that promotes alvine discharges; a purge; a purgative of moderate activity. Note: The cathartics are more energetic and certain in action that the laxatives, which simply increase the tendency to alvine evacuation; and less powerful and irritaint that the drastic purges, which cause profuse, repeated, and watery evacuations. -- Ca*thar"tic*al*ly, adv. -- Ca*thar"tic*al*ness, n.

Meaning of Cathartic from wikipedia

- In medicine, a cathartic is a substance that accelerates defecation. This is in contrast to a laxative, which is a substance that eases defecation, usually...
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- medically recognized, e.g. mucoid plaque. ATC code A06 Bowel management Cathartic Dietary fiber Diuretic **** Suppository Transanal irrigation "Constipation"...
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- M; Hara A; Ohta S; Ikeda T (2005). "Hypermagnesemia induced by m****ive cathartic ingestion in an elderly woman without pre-existing renal dysfunction"...
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