docusate

noun

doc·​u·​sate ˈdäk-yu̇-ˌsāt How to pronounce docusate (audio)
: any of several laxative salts and especially the sodium salt C20H37NaO7S used to soften stools in the treatment or prevention of constipation

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“Docusate.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/docusate. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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