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Adjective: purgative  pur-gu-tiv
  1. Strongly laxative
    - cathartic, evacuant
Noun: purgative  pur-gu-tiv
  1. A purging medicine; stimulates evacuation of the bowels
    - cathartic, physic, aperient

Derived forms: purgatives

See also: laxative

Type of: medicament, medication, medicinal drug, medicine

Encyclopedia: Purgative