depurant


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dep·u·rant

(dep'yū-rănt),
1. An agent or means used to effect purification.
2. An agent that promotes the excretion and removal of waste material.
[L. de- intens. + puro, pp. -atus, to make pure]

depurant

(dĕp′ū-rănt) [L. depurare, to purify]
1. A medicine that helps to purify by promoting the removal of waste material from the body.
2. Any agent that removes waste material.