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

purgative
medicineadjective laxerande
  medicinenoun laxermedel [n]
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Definitions of purgative
noun
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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