Meaning of evacuant

e•vac•u•ant

Pronunciation: (i-vak'y-unt), [key]
— Med. Med.
—adj.
  1. evacuating; promoting thorough evacuation, esp. from the bowels; cathartic; purgative.
—n.
  1. an evacuant medicine or agent; cathartic; purgative.
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