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.

cho·le·ret·ic

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

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.

cho·le·ret·ic

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