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adjective as in tending to eliminate

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It is easy to knock down an inflammation, or to evacuate morbid humours, by stirring up the glands with a powerful eliminative.

Thus the tendency of the eliminative faculty is step by step upwards, until the superfluities reach the mouth.

Antimony has various and marked medicinal properties: in large doses Neurotic; in all cases Eliminative.

Any material which is naturally eliminated would act as an eliminative medicine.

It should however be observed, that they are the most powerful and the most useful of all Eliminative medicines.


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On this page you'll find 8 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to eliminative, such as: aperient, cathartic, eliminatory, evacuant, evacuative, and excretory.

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