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evacuant

 [e-vak´u-ant]
1. emptying.
2. cathartic (defs. 1 and 2).
3. a remedy that empties any organ, such as a cathartic, emetic, or diuretic.
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e·vac·u·ant

(ē-vak'yū-ant),
1. Promoting an excretion, especially of the bowels.
2. An agent that increases excretion, especially a cathartic.
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evacuant

(ĭ-văk′yo͞o-ənt)
adj.
Causing evacuation, especially of the bowels; purgative.
n.
A purgative.
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e·vac·u·ant

(ē-vak'yū-ănt)
1. Promoting an excretion, especially of the bowels.
2. An agent that increases excretion, especially a cathartic.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012