cholecystagogue

noun

cho·​le·​cys·​ta·​gogue ˌkō-lə-ˈsist-ə-ˌgäg, ˌkäl-ə- How to pronounce cholecystagogue (audio)
: an agent (as cholecystokinin) that causes the gallbladder to discharge bile

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“Cholecystagogue.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/cholecystagogue. Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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