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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: cathartic (0.01310 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to cathartic.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: cathartic obat pencakar
English → English (WordNet) Definition: cathartic cathartic adj 1: emotionally purging [syn: psychotherapeutic] 2: emotionally purging (of e.g. art) [syn: releasing] 3: strongly laxative [syn: evacuant, purgative] n : a purging medicine; stimulates evacuation of the bowels [syn: purgative, physic, aperient]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Cathartic Cathartic \Ca*thar"tic\, Catharical \Ca*thar"ic*al\, a. [Gr. ?, fr. ? to cleanse, fr. ? pure; akin to F. chaste.] 1. (Med.) Cleansing the bowels; promoting evacuations by stool; purgative. [1913 Webster] 2. Of or pertaining to the purgative principle of senna, as cathartic acid. [1913 Webster] Cathartic \Ca*thar"tic\, n. [Gr. ?.] (Med.) A medicine that promotes alvine discharges; a purge; a purgative of moderate activity. [1913 Webster] Note: The cathartics are more energetic and certain in action that the laxatives, which simply increase the tendency to alvine evacuation; and less powerful and irritaint that the drastic purges, which cause profuse, repeated, and watery evacuations. -- Ca*thar"tic*al*ly, adv. -- Ca*thar"tic*al*ness, n. [1913 Webster]

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