A food or drug that stimulates evacuation of the bowels.adjective
Stimulating evacuation of the bowels.adjective
Causing looseness or relaxation, especially of the bowels.
Loose; soft; easy.
In medicine, having the power or quality of relieving from constipation by relaxing or opening the intestines. Compare
A medicine that relieves from costiveness by relaxing the intestines; a gentle purgative.adjective
Having a tendency to loosen or relax.adjective
Having the effect of loosening or opening the intestines, and relieving from constipation; — opposed to
Having the effect of moving the
Any substance, such as a food or in the form of a medicine which has a laxative effect.