cholagogic

cholagogue

[koh-luh-gawg, -gog, kol-uh-] Medicine/Medical.
adjective
1.
Also, cholagogic [koh-luh-goj-ik, kol-uh-] . promoting the flow of bile.
noun
2.
a cholagogue agent.

Origin:
1605–15; < French < Greek cholagōgós. See chol-, -agogue

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cholagogue (ˈkɒləɡɒɡ)
 
n
a drug or other substance that promotes the flow of bile from the gall bladder into the duodenum
 
chola'gogic
 
adj

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cholagogue cho·la·gogue (kō'lə-gôg')
n.
An agent that promotes the flow of bile into the intestine, especially as a result of contraction of the gallbladder.


cho'la·gog'ic (-gŏj'ĭk) adj. & n.
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