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purgatives

noun
plural of purgative

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a substance used to induce or speed up the process of defecation
  • In the past, purgatives were sometimes administered in cases of accidental poisoning.

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“Purgatives.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/purgatives. Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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