hemagogue

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haemagogue, (US) hemagogue or (US) hemagog (ˈhiːməˌɡɒɡ)
 
adj
1.  promoting the flow of blood
 
n
2.  a drug or agent that promotes the flow of blood, esp the menstrual flow
 
[C18: from haemo- + Greek agōgos leading]
 
hemagogue, (US) hemagogue or (US) hemagog
 
adj
 
n
 
[C18: from haemo- + Greek agōgos leading]
 
hemagog, (US) hemagogue or (US) hemagog
 
adj
 
n
 
[C18: from haemo- + Greek agōgos leading]

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hemagogue he·ma·gogue (hē'mə-gôg')
n.

  1. An agent that promotes the flow of blood.

  2. See emmenagogue.


he'ma·gog'ic (-gŏj'ĭk) adj.
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