abstergent

adjective
ab·​ster·​gent | \ əb-ˈstər-jənt, ab- How to pronounce abstergent (audio) \

Medical Definition of abstergent

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: having a cleansing or detergent effect

abstergent

noun

Medical Definition of abstergent (Entry 2 of 2)

: a substance used in cleansing : detergent

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“Abstergent.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/abstergent. Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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