Choleretic meaning

kō′lə-rĕt ĭk
A choleretic substance.
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Tending to increase the production of bile.
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Stimulating the production of bile by the liver.

This drug has a strong choleretic effect.

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A drug which stimulates the production of bile by the liver.

Phenobarbital is a powerful choleretic.

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Origin of choleretic

  • From German cholereticum, from modern Latin choleresis (“bile secretion from the liver”) (modelled on diuretic).

    From Wiktionary