evacuant

  • 1 évacuant — évacuant, ante [ evakɥɑ̃, ɑ̃t ] adj. • XVIIIe; de évacuer ♦ Méd. Qui fait évacuer, qui agit contre la constipation. ⇒ laxatif. Mucilage évacuant. Subst. Un évacuant. ⇒ÉVACUANT, ANTE, part. prés. et adj. I. Part. prés. de évacuer. II. Adj., MÉD.… …

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  • 2 évacuant — évacuant, ante, (é va ku an, an t ) adj. Terme de médecine. Qui détermine des évacuations. Remède évacuant.    S. m. Un évacuant. Les évacuants …

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  • 3 evacuant — [ē vak′yo͞o ənt, ivak′yo͞o ənt] adj. [L evacuans, prp. of evacuare: see EVACUATE] causing evacuation, esp. of the bowels; cathartic or emetic n. an evacuant medicine …

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  • 4 Evacuant — E*vac u*ant, a. [L.evacuans, antis, p. pr. of evacuare: cf. F. [ e]vacuant.] Emptying; evacuative; purgative; cathartic. n. (Med.) A purgative or cathartic. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 5 evacuant — /i vak yooh euhnt/, Med. adj. 1. evacuating; promoting thorough evacuation, esp. from the bowels; cathartic; purgative. n. 2. an evacuant medicine or agent; cathartic; purgative. [1720 30; < L evacuant (s. of evacuans, prp. of evacuare). See… …

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  • 6 ÉVACUANT — ANTE. adj. T. de Médec. Il se dit Des médicaments qui déterminent des évacuations, tels que les vomitifs, les purgatifs, etc. Remède évacuant. Drogue évacuante.   Il s emploie substantivement, au masculin. Les évacuants l ont soulagé …

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  • 7 evacuant — 1. Promoting an excretion, especially of the bowels. 2. An agent that increases excretion, especially a cathartic. * * * evac·u·ant i vak yə wənt n an emetic, diuretic, or purgative agent evacuant adj * * * evac·u·ant (e vakґu ənt) 1.… …

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  • 8 evacuant — [ɪ vakjʊənt] adjective (of a medicine or treatment) acting to induce a bodily discharge. noun an evacuant medicine …

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  • 9 evacuant — e•vac•u•ant [[t]ɪˈvæk yu ənt[/t]] adj. 1) pha promoting evacuation from the bowels 2) pha an evacuant medicine • Etymology: 1720–30; < L …

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  • 10 evacuant — /əˈvækjuənt/ (say uh vakyoohuhnt) adjective 1. evacuating; promoting evacuation, especially from the bowels. –noun 2. an evacuant medicine or agent …

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  • 11 evacuant — adjective a) something used to clean out an organ system, especially the bowels. b) a laxative Syn: cathartic, purgative …

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  • 12 evacuant — e|va|cu|ant Mot Agut Adjectiu invariable …

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  • 13 evacuant — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Of, relating to, or tending to eliminate: cathartic, eliminative, eliminatory, evacuative, excretory, purgative. See KEEP …

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  • 14 evacuant — e·vac·u·ant || ɪ vækjÊŠÉ™nt n. purgative, laxative, medicine which promotes evacuation adj. laxative, purgative, promotes evacuation (especially of the bowels) …

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  • 15 evacuant — I. a. (Med.) Purgative, cathartic, abstergent, cleansing. II. n. Cathartic, purgative, purgative medicine …

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  • 16 evacuant — adj 1. cleansing, emptying, evacuating; eliminant, ejective, evacuative. 2. cathartic, purgative, abstergent; diuretic; emetic. n 3. purgative, cathartic, laxative, Trademark.Ex lax, eliminant; emetic, nauseant; diuretic …

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  • 17 evacuant — evac·u·ant …

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  • 18 evacuant — adjective strongly laxative • Syn: ↑cathartic, ↑purgative • Similar to: ↑laxative • Derivationally related forms: ↑purgative (for: ↑purgative), ↑ …

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  • 19 cuant — évacuant …

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  • 20 Ouragan Ike — Ouragan Ike …

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