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Adjective: aperient  u'peer-ee-unt
  1. Mildly laxative
Noun: aperient  u'peer-ee-unt
  1. A purging medicine; stimulates evacuation of the bowels
    - purgative, cathartic, physic

Derived forms: aperients

See also: laxative

Type of: medicament, medication, medicinal drug, medicine

Encyclopedia: Aperient