Definition of Evacuative

1. a. Serving of tending to evacuate; cathartic; purgative.



Definition of Evacuative

1. Adjective. That causes evacuation; cathartic; purgative ¹

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Definition of Evacuative

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Evacuative

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evacuants
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evacuative (current term)
evacuator
evacuatories
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Literary usage of Evacuative

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1. Medical lexicon: A Dictionary of Medical Science, Containing a Concise by Robley Dunglison (1866)
"To diminish the actual moss of blood ; — when it is termed, by the French pathologists, Saignée evacuative. In such case, fluids ought not to be allowed too ..."

2. Medical Record by George Frederick Shrady, Thomas Lathrop Stedman (1896)
"The frequent evacuative ... two or three weeks, relieves the sodden mucous membrane, restores the suppleness of the canal, and facilitates the evacuative ..."

3. The Retrospect of Practical Medicine and Surgery: Being a Half-yearly edited by William Braithwaite, James Braithwaite, Edmond Fauriel Trevelyan (1850)
"... in a large variety of cases, to adapt our treatment to this evacuative purpose, yon will perhaps think that the object is an easy one. ..."

4. Outlines of a New Theory of Disease: Applied to Hydropathy, Showing that by Heinrich F. Francke (1849)
"These cramps, and deadly anxiety, occur also as a second stadium of cholera in those patients whose evacuative struggle has been disturbed and suppressed by ..."

5. Surgery of genito-urinary organs by John William Severin Gouley (1907)
"... another physician who, after a very careful study of the case, advised against any operative interference, for the time being, other than evacuative ..."

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