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a combining form with the meaning “leader, bringer,” of that named by the initial element, occurring in loanwords from Greek (demagogue; pedagogue); used also in medical terms that denote substances inducing the expulsion or secretion of that named by the initial element (cholagogue; hemagogue).
combining form
indicating a person or thing that leads or incites to action: pedagogue, demagogue
denoting a substance that stimulates the secretion of something: galactagogue

-agogue or -agog
A substance that stimulates the flow of: hemagogue.


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