[hahy-druh-gawg, -gog] /ˈhaɪ drəˌgɔg, -ˌgɒg/
causing the discharge of watery fluid, as from the bowels.
Also, hydragog. Pharmacology. a hydragogue agent.
(med) any purgative that causes evacuation of water from the bowels
hydragogue hy·dra·gogue (hī’drə-gôg’)
Any of a class of cathartics that aid in the removal of edematous fluids and thus promote the discharge of watery fluid from the bowels.
[hahy-druh-hed-id] /ˈhaɪ drəˌhɛd ɪd/ adjective 1. containing many problems, difficulties, or obstacles. 2. having many branches, divisions, facets, etc.
[hahy-dral-uh-zeen] /haɪˈdræl əˌzin/ noun, Pharmacology. 1. a white crystalline powder, C 8 H 8 N 4 , that dilates blood vessels and is used in the treatment of hypertension. hydralazine hy·dral·a·zine (hī-drāl’ə-zēn’) n. A crystalline compound whose hydrochloride form is used in the treatment of hypertension.
[hahy-druh-meen] /ˈhaɪ drəˌmin/ noun, Chemistry. 1. an amine derived from a glycol in which one hydroxyl is replaced by an amino group.
hydramnion hy·dram·ni·on (hī-drām’nē-ən, -ŏn’) n. The presence of an excessive amount of amniotic fluid.