Definition of Depurant

1. a. & n. Depurative.



Definition of Depurant

1. Adjective. (medicine) depurative ¹

2. Noun. (medicine) A depurative. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Depurant

1. a purifier [n -S] - See also: purifier

Medical Definition of Depurant

1. Depurative. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Depurant

depublication
depublications
depublish
depublished
depublishes
depublishing
depucelage
depucelages
depucelate
depucelated
depucelates
depucelating
depulization
depulsion
depulsory
depurant (current term)
depurants
depurate
depurated
depurates
depurating
depuration
depurations
depurative
depurator
depurators
depuratory
depurgatory
depurination
depurinization

Literary usage of Depurant

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1. Therapeutics: Its Principles and Practice by Horatio C. Wood (1888)
"Hence water acts not only as a diluent, but also as a depurant. ... Water is also used as a depurant in chronic disorders in which there is no organic ..."

2. Clinical Lectures on the Diseases of Women by James Young Simpson (1872)
"In one patient chlorate of potass was used, and in addition tincture of the muriate of iron was employed, both as a renal depurant and as a tonic. ..."

3. The Retrospect of Medicine by William Braithwaite (1860)
"It is'at the same time apparently a powerful depurant, stimulating the action ... It has been successfully used as a depurant in acute gout and rheumatism, ..."

4. Lippincott's Medical dictionary: A Complete Vocabulary of the Terms Used in by Ryland W. Greene, Joseph Thomas (1906)
"Same as depurant, 2d def. Deputy centre (dep'iu-ti). A secondary nerve-centre in the spinal cord ; also a centre of one of the cranial nerves. De. ..."

5. Journal of Rational Medicine by C. H. Cleaveland (1860)
"It is as a renal depurant, or as Golding Bird called this order of agents, a Renal Alterative, or Chemical Diuretic, that acetate of potassa is of most ..."

6. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1866)
""The stimulant, depurant, and antidotal properties of protoxide of nitrogen also render it peculiarly valuable in the treatment of another variety of ..."

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