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Purgative  adj.  Having the power or quality of purging; cathartic.

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"Purgative" Quotes from Famous Books

... should have ample but not violent exercise, with varied and wholesome food, including some preparation of bone meal; and at about the third week, whether she seems to require it or not, she should be treated for worms. At about the sixtieth day she will begin to be uneasy and restless. A mild purgative should be given; usually salad oil is enough, but if constipation is apparent castor oil may be necessary. On the sixty-second day the whelps may be expected, and everything ought to be in readiness ...
— Dogs and All About Them • Robert Leighton

Words linked to "Purgative" :   aloes, purge, Epsom salts, Rochelle powder, medicinal drug, physic, evacuant, cathartic, bitter aloes, milk of magnesia

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