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  • n. Any remedy that promotes discharges.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A remedy which promotes discharges, as an emetic, or a cathartic.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A medicine that promotes excretion; an eliminative.
  • Relating to excretion or to any of the excretory organs: said of a disease which affects these functions or organs, or of a remedy which promotes excretion.

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