Definition of Aperients
1. aperient [n] - See also: aperient
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Aperients
Literary usage of Aperients
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Textbook of pharmacology and therapeutics, or, the Action of drugs in by Arthur Robertson Cushny (1918)
"Mild aperients, the Castor Oil Group. Castor Oil (Oleum Ricini) resembles olive oil in most respects, but on saponification forms ricinoleic acid instead of ..."
2. On Functional Derangements of the Liver: Being the Croonian Lectures by Charles Murchison (1879)
"aperients bring away not merely bile, but the products of disintegration contained ... Saline aperients, from the promptness of their action and the large ..."
3. Coulson on the diseases of the bladder and prostate gland by William Coulson (1881)
"Colchicum and saline aperients were administered; leeches and warm fomentations were ... After the urgency of the symptoms has subsided, saline aperients, ..."
4. A Practical treatise on disease in children by Eustace Smith (1886)
"The patient may be treated with alkalies and aperients, or with tonics. ... Mild aperients should also be made use of, and laxative doses of the Carlsbad or ..."
5. The London Medical Gazette (1844)
"... and then two or three when the pain and distress were increased; great and troublesome flatulence supervened, and latterly incessant vomiting. aperients ..."