antidiarrheal

A substance used to treat diarrhea (frequent and watery bowel movements).

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  • antidiarrheal — an·ti·di·ar·rhe·al or chiefly Brit an·ti·di·ar·rhoe·al .dī ə rē əl adj tending to prevent or relieve diarrhea antidiarrheal or chiefly Brit antidiarrhoeal n an antidiarrheal agent * * * an·ti·di·ar·rhe·al (an″te ) (an″ti… …   Medical dictionary

  • antidiarrheal — noun a drug used to control or stop diarrhea • Syn: ↑antidiarrheal drug • Hypernyms: ↑medicine, ↑medication, ↑medicament, ↑medicinal drug • Hyponyms: ↑Kaopectate, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • antidiarrheal — adj. * * * …   Universalium

  • antidiarrheal — 1. adjective Preventing or treating diarrhea. 2. noun A substance or drug having such capabilities …   Wiktionary

  • antidiarrheal — adj. counteracts diarrhea …   English contemporary dictionary

  • antidiarrheal — an·ti·diarrheal …   English syllables

  • antidiarrheal — an ti•di ar•rhe′al adj …   From formal English to slang

  • antidiarrheal drug — noun a drug used to control or stop diarrhea • Syn: ↑antidiarrheal • Hypernyms: ↑medicine, ↑medication, ↑medicament, ↑medicinal drug • Hyponyms: ↑Kaopectate, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • antidiarrheal, antidiarrhetic — 1. Having the property of opposing or correcting diarrhea. 2. An agent having such action ( e.g., loperamide) …   Medical dictionary

  • Laudanum — Combination of Morphine morphinan Codeine morphinan Thebaine morphinan Papaverine benzylisoquinoline Clinical data Pregna …   Wikipedia

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