Hy"dra*gogue (?), a. [L. hydragogus conveying off water, Gr. ; "y`dwr water + to lead: cf. F. hydragogue.] Med.

Causing a discharge of water; expelling serum effused into any part of the body, as in dropsy.

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n.

A hydragogue medicine, usually a cathartic or diuretic.

 

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