Definitions for "Laxative"
Having a tendency to loosen or relax.
Having the effect of loosening or opening the intestines, and relieving from constipation; -- opposed to astringent.
A laxative medicine. See the Note under Cathartic.
Keywords:  kava
Keywords:  aperient, see
See aperient
A drug used to encourage the passage of stools, or to make stools softer or more bulky.
Keywords:  expulsion, bowl, aids
aids in bowl expulsion.
A compound that increases fecal water content.