Cholagogue



[koh-luh-gawg, -gog, kol-uh-] /ˈkoʊ ləˌgɔg, -ˌgɒg, ˈkɒl ə-/ Medicine/Medical

adjective
1.
Also, cholagogic
[koh-luh-goj-ik, kol-uh-] /ˌkoʊ ləˈgɒdʒ ɪk, ˌkɒl ə-/ (Show IPA). promoting the flow of bile.
noun
2.
a cholagogue agent.
/ˈkɒləɡɒɡ/
noun
1.
a drug or other substance that promotes the flow of bile from the gall bladder into the duodenum

cholagogue cho·la·gogue (kō’lə-gôg’)
n.
An agent that promotes the flow of bile into the intestine, especially as a result of contraction of the gallbladder.
cho’la·gog’ic (-gŏj’ĭk) adj. & n.

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