English-Swedish translation of purgative

Translation of the word purgative from english to swedish, with synonyms, antonyms, verb conjugation, pronunciation, anagrams, examples of use.

purgative in Swedish

medicineadjective laxerande
  medicinenoun laxermedel [n]
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Definitions of purgative
1. purgative - a purging medicine; stimulates evacuation of the bowels
  cathartic, physic, aperient
  medicament, medicinal drug, medication, medicine the act of treating with medicines or remedies
  aloes, bitter aloes a purgative made from the leaves of aloe
  castor oil a purgative extracted from the seed of the castor-oil plant; used in paint and varnish as well as medically
  epsom salts (used with a singular noun) hydrated magnesium sulfate used as a laxative
  laxative a mild cathartic
  milk of magnesia purgative consisting of a milky white liquid suspension of magnesium hydroxide; used as a laxative and (in smaller doses) as an antacid
  rochelle powder, seidlitz powder, seidlitz powders an effervescing salt containing sodium bicarbonate and Rochelle salt and tartaric acid; used as a cathartic
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