Part of speech:
Tending to make lax; specif., making the bowels loose, as in relieving constipation
Causing bowel movement
Causing evacuation, esp. of the bowels; cathartic or emetic
Of or for excretion
Of, relating to, or tending to eliminate
emotionally purging (of e.g. art)
(Archaic) The art or science of healing; medical science
A mild laxative.
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