Definition of Evacuants
1. evacuant [n] - See also: evacuant
Lexicographical Neighbors of Evacuants
Literary usage of Evacuants
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The elements of materia medica and therapeutics by Jonathan Pereira (1842)
"As evacuants promote secretion, their action on the secreting organs must be ... *»me of the milder evacuants, which gently and moderately promote Ae action ..."
2. A Treatise on the venereal disease by John Hunter, Freeman Josiah Bumstead, Ph. Ricord (1853)
"1. Of the different Modes of Practice.—evacuants—Astringents. The internal remedies commonly recommended in a gonorrhoea may be divided into ..."
3. The Pharmacology of Useful Drugs by Robert Anthony Hatcher, Martin Inventius Wilbert (1915)
"evacuants Drugs that are used to cause evacuation of the bowels are variously ... For practical purposes it will be convenient to discuss the evacuants with ..."
4. A Compend of Materia Medica, Therapeutics and Prescription Writing: With by Samuel Otway Lewis Potter (1906)
"evacuants. This division of the Materia Medica includes the remedies which promote some Evacuation from the ..."
5. Principles of medicine: Comprising General Pathology and Therapeutics, and a by Charles James Blasius Williams, Meredith Clymer (1853)
"Of other evacuants none are equal to purgatives, which are»a great aid to bloodletting, and should be used in most cases of severe inflammation} ..."
6. The Untoward Effects of Drugs: A Pharmacological and Clinical Manual by Louis Lewin (1883)
"... evacuants. I.—PURGATIVES. OLEUM RICINI. In many persons there is an unconquerable repugnance ..."
7. Primary Studies for Nurses: A Text-book for First Year Pupil Nurses by Charlotte Albina Aikens (1915)
"... are all valuable therapeutic agents, the correct technic of which should be understood by every nurse. CHAPTER XXV evacuants AND INTESTINAL ASTRINGENTS ..."