corrigent

noun
cor·​ri·​gent | \ ˈkȯr-ə-jənt How to pronounce corrigent (audio) \

Medical Definition of corrigent

: a substance added to a medicine to modify its action or counteract a disagreeable effect

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“Corrigent.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/corrigent. Accessed 29 Sep. 2020.

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