choleretic

adjective
cho·​le·​ret·​ic | \ ˌkō-lə-ˈret-ik, ˌkäl-ə- How to pronounce choleretic (audio) \

Medical Definition of choleretic

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: promoting bile secretion by the liver choleretic action of bile salts

choleretic

noun

Medical Definition of choleretic (Entry 2 of 2)

: a choleretic agent

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“Choleretic.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/choleretic. Accessed 27 Jun. 2022.

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