bisacodyl

noun
bis·​a·​co·​dyl | \ ˌbis-ə-ˈkō-(ˌ)dil How to pronounce bisacodyl (audio) \

Medical Definition of bisacodyl

: a white crystalline laxative C22H19NO4 administered orally or as a suppository

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“Bisacodyl.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/bisacodyl. Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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