prokinetic

adjective
pro·​ki·​net·​ic | \ ˌprō-kə-ˈnet-ik, -kī- How to pronounce prokinetic (audio) \

Medical Definition of prokinetic

: stimulating motility of the esophageal and gastrointestinal muscles prokinetic agents to treat gastroparesis

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prokinetic noun

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“Prokinetic.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/prokinetic. Accessed 24 Sep. 2021.

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