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[ih-vak-yoo-uh nt] /ɪˈvæk yu ənt/ Medicine/Medical

; promoting thorough , especially from the bowels; cathartic; purgative.
an evacuant medicine or agent; cathartic; purgative.
serving to promote excretion, esp of the bowels
an evacuant agent

evacuant e·vac·u·ant (ĭ-vāk’yōō-ənt)
Causing evacuation, especially of the bowels; purgative. n.
A purgative agent.


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