choleretic

choleretic

 [ko″ler-et´ik]
1. stimulating bile production by the liver.
2. an agent that so acts.

cho·le·ret·ic

(ko'le-ret'ik),
1. Relating to choleresis.
2. An agent, usually a drug, that stimulates the liver to increase output of bile.

choleretic

/cho·ler·et·ic/ (ko″ler-et´ik) stimulating bile production by the liver; an agent that so acts.

cho·le·ret·ic

(kō′lə-rĕt′ĭk)
adj.
Tending to increase the production of bile.
n.
A choleretic substance.

choleretic

[kō′ləret′ik]
Etymology: Gk, chole + eresis, removal
1 adj, stimulating the production of bile in the liver either by cholepoiesis or by hydrocholeresis.
2 n, a choleretic agent.

cho·le·ret·ic

(kō'lĕr-et'ik)
1. Relating to choleresis.
2. An agent, usually a drug, which stimulates the liver to increase bile output.

choleretic,

n a substance that stimulates the liver to produce bile.

cho·le·ret·ic

(kō'lĕr-et'ik)
An agent that stimulates liver to increase output of bile.

choleretic (kō´ləret´ik),

n a substance that stimulates production of bile by the liver.

choleretic

1. stimulating bile production by the liver.
2. an agent that stimulates bile production by the liver.
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