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Aperient

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Aperient

(Science: medicine) Gently opening the bowels; laxative.

An aperient medicine or food.

Origin: L. Aperiens, p. Pr. Of aperire to uncover, open; ab _ parire, parere, to bring forth, produce. Cf. Cover, Overt.