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synonyms for aperients

  • aperient
  • emetic
  • laxative
  • physic
  • purge
  • aperitive
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How to use aperients in a sentence

Emetics, saline medicines, and gentle aperients were necessary to alleviate these.
AN ACCOUNT OF THE FOXGLOVE AND SOME OF ITS MEDICAL USESWILLIAM WITHERING
Feverish and irritable conditions yield frequently to aperients, or to gelsemium and quinine.
INSOMNIA; AND OTHER DISORDERS OF SLEEPHENRY M. LYMAN
The idea that it tends specially to produce constipation afterwards is unfounded; it does not do so more than other aperients.
THE MOTHER'S MANUAL OF CHILDREN'S DISEASESCHARLES WEST, M.D.
I would further suggest that the powders be differently coloured, one colour being used for emetics and another for aperients.
THE ART OF TRAVELFRANCIS GALTON
Aperients are medicines which move the bowels gently, such as dandelion root, &c.
MRS. HALE'S RECEIPTS FOR THE MILLIONSARAH JOSEPHA HALE
The case should be treated by rest in bed, fomentations, calomel and saline aperients.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 16, SLICE 7VARIOUS
If necessary, the bowels may be kept free by mild aperients.
A SYSTEM OF PRACTICAL MEDICINE BY AMERICAN AUTHORS, VOL. IIVARIOUS
The last three are examples of factitious effervescing Seidlitz water, and are good saline aperients.
COOLEY'S CYCLOPDIA OF PRACTICAL RECEIPTS AND COLLATERAL INFORMATION IN THE ARTS, MANUFACTURES, PROFESSIONS, AND TRADES..., SIXTH EDITION, VOLUME IARNOLD COOLEY
The above are good aperients, and in their composition and action resemble the ordinary black draught.
COOLEY'S CYCLOPDIA OF PRACTICAL RECEIPTS AND COLLATERAL INFORMATION IN THE ARTS, MANUFACTURES, PROFESSIONS, AND TRADES..., SIXTH EDITION, VOLUME IARNOLD COOLEY
Diaphoretics and mild aperients may also be given, and a light, nutritious diet adopted throughout.
COOLEY'S CYCLOPDIA OF PRACTICAL RECEIPTS AND COLLATERAL INFORMATION IN THE ARTS, MANUFACTURES, PROFESSIONS, AND TRADES..., SIXTH EDITION, VOLUME IARNOLD COOLEY
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