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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
biophysical role +     
biological pigment +   
cathartic +   
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.
lachrymator +   
membrane transport modulator +   
vesicant +   

Related Synonyms: cathartics
Xrefs: Wikipedia:Cathartic

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