Depurant
Depurant Dep"u*rant, a. & n. (Med.) Depurative. [1913 Webster]

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  • depurant — ˈdepyərənt, də̇pyu̇r noun ( s) Etymology: Medieval Latin depurant , depurans, present participle of depurare : an agent or means used to effect purification …   Useful english dictionary

  • depurant — 1. An agent or means used to effect purification. 2. An agent that promotes the excretion and removal of waste material. [L. de intens. + puro, pp. atus, to make pure] * * * dep·u·rant (depґu rənt) 1. cleansing or purifying. 2. an agent that …   Medical dictionary

  • depurant — adj. purifying, removing impurities …   English contemporary dictionary

  • depurant — dep·u·rant …   English syllables

  • depurative — Tending to depurate; depurant. * * * dep·u·ra·tive (depґu ra″tiv) tending to purify or cleanse …   Medical dictionary

  • emunctory — emunc·to·ry i məŋ(k) t(ə )rē n, pl ries an organ (as a kidney) or part of the body (as the skin) that carries off body wastes * * * emunc·to·ry (e munkґtə re) [L. emungere to cleanse] 1. excretory or depurant. 2. any excretory organ or duct …   Medical dictionary

  • cathartic — Synonyms and related words: abstergent, alleviating, alleviative, analgesic, anesthetic, anodyne, aperient, assuasive, balmy, balsamic, benumbing, carminative, cleaner, cleaning, cleaning agent, cleaning solvent, cleanser, cleansing, cleansing… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • cleaner — Synonyms and related words: abstergent, cathartic, char, charwoman, cleaner off, cleaner up, cleaning agent, cleaning lady, cleaning man, cleaning solvent, cleaning woman, cleanser, cleansing cream, cold cream, cream, custodian, dentifrice,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • cleanser — Synonyms and related words: Carbona, abstergent, benzine, bleach, borax, carbon tet, carbon tetrachloride, cathartic, cleaner, cleaning agent, cleaning solvent, cleansing cream, cold cream, cream, dentifrice, depurant, detergent, diuretic, emetic …   Moby Thesaurus

  • cold cream — Synonyms and related words: abstergent, balm, balsam, base, brilliantine, cathartic, chrism, cleaner, cleaning agent, cleaning solvent, cleanser, cleansing cream, clown white, collyrium, compact, cosmetics, cream, demulcent, dentifrice, depurant …   Moby Thesaurus

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