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CHEBI ONTOLOGY - ANNOTATIONS

The Chemical Entities of Biological Interest (ChEBI) ontology is downloaded weekly from EMBL-EBI at http://www.ebi.ac.uk/chebi/. The data is made available under the Creative Commons License (CC BY 3.0, http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/). For more information see: Degtyarenko et al. (2008) ChEBI: a database and ontology for chemical entities of biological interest. Nucleic Acids Res. 36, D344–D350.

Term:cathartic
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Accession:CHEBI:75325 term browser browse the term
Definition:Any substance that accelerates defecation. Compare with laxatives, which are substances that ease defecation (usually by softening faeces). A substance can be both a laxative and a cathartic.
Synonyms:related_synonym: cathartics
 xref: Wikipedia:Cathartic



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          cathartic 0
            D-glucitol + 0
            castor oil 0
            lactitol + 0
            magnesium sulfate heptahydrate 0
            naloxegol 0
            sennoside 0
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            sodium sulfate decahydrate 0
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