Definition: Producing a discharge of watery fluid; denoting a class of cathartics that retain fluids in the intestine and aid in the removal of edematous fluids, saline cathartics.
[hydr- + G. agogos, drawing forth]
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Examples: glitazone, GI cocktail, etc.