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cates; catfish; catfishes; catgut; catharsis; cathartics; cathead; cathedra; cathedral; cathedrall
  1. One who, or that which, purges or cleanses; especially, a cathartic medicine.

  2. To operate on as, or by means of, a cathartic medicine, or in a similar manner.

  3. If venesection and a cathartic be premised.

  4. The cathartic rites were a means of warding off evil spirits and did the work of the old shamans.

  5. Sambucus possesses cathartic and emetic properties in the bark; the flowers are excitant and sudorific, and the juice of the fruit is alterative and laxative.

  6. Elaterium: as hydragogue cathartic for dropsy; and when uremic symptoms have come on.

  7. Cathartic (not drastic and toxic, as the extract).

  8. It is very advisable to give the animal a saline cathartic (Epsom or Glauber's salts).

  9. As a cathartic for cattle, we may give one quart of linseed and from two to four ounces of turpentine, or one to two pounds of Epsom or Glauber's salts, dissolved in plenty of water.

  10. Defn: A genus of perennial herbs (Helleborus) of the Crowfoot family, mostly having powerfully cathartic and even poisonous qualities.

  11. If venesection and a cathartic be premised.

  12. They constitute a valuable but nauseous cathartic medicine.

  13. Defn: To operate on as, or by means of, a cathartic medicine, or in a similar manner.

  14. Defn: One who, or that which, purges or cleanses; especially, a cathartic medicine.

  15. Defn: The root of several species of Rheum, used much as a cathartic medicine.

  16. Defn: A hydragogue medicine, usually a cathartic or diuretic.

  17. Most of them yield powerful emetic and cathartic products.

  18. Taking internally, it is a strong and harsh cathartic ad emetic.

  19. The root it used in medicine and is both emetic and cathartic in properties.

  20. Defn: A warming cathartic medicine, made of aloes and canella bark.

  21. They are easily made, and should always be at hand: it is valuable as a cathartic in almost every case where mild medicine is necessary.

  22. If there should be fever, a mild cathartic should be given.

  23. It actually has emetic and cathartic properties, but even these are inferior to those possessed by many other drugs.

  24. This is especially important; and yet we find directions to use this preparation in conjunction with active cathartic treatment, which in itself has considerable influence on the conditions for which this preparation is recommended.

  25. My medical outfit consisted of four main articles, quinine, morphine, iodoform, and cathartic pills.

  26. She had not slept for three nights, so I gave her twenty grains of quinine, two cathartic pills, and one-tenth grain of morphine.

  27. The cathartic moved the bowels two or three times.

  28. There was but little discoloration of the skin, not very much pain, no paralysis of any part, the bladder evacuating itself naturally, and a cathartic producing its ordinary effect in the usual time.

  29. This should be used freely during and after the operation of cathartic medicines.

  30. This is the best pill that can be used as a cathartic and liver pill and to act on the secretions generally.

  31. Useful in sick headache, habitual costiveness, dizziness, sour stomach, and indigestion, and may be used whenever a good vegetable cathartic is needed.

  32. Sometimes when the salts appear to be in operation I interpose with 60 or 70 grains of the cathartic powder repeated at intervals of two or three hours.

  33. I have directed Archy to forward thee a supply of salts and cathartic powder and I feel a persuasion that by the aid of the foregoing observations thou wilt be able to manage this disease to thy satisfaction.

  34. The seed is the part employed, its cathartic properties being much like those of jalap, though less energetic.

  35. On account of its possible violent cathartic action great prudence should be exercised in prescribing it.

  36. The root is a hydragogue cathartic even in minute doses.

  37. The evening before the patient should eat a light meal and take a cathartic in order that the intestinal canal may contain the smallest possible quantity of fæcal matter.

  38. The root is cathartic and is used powdered.

  39. The milky juice of the plant is emetic and cathartic in large doses, but simply laxative when given in doses of 8 or 10 drops.

  40. The former induces emetic and cathartic phenomena, trembling and progressive weakness.

  41. Constipation Use cathartic pills, or castor oil.

  42. As in the case of opium fiends and drunkards, so with habitual cathartic drug-users, should they be suddenly deprived of the accustomed artificial stimulus and irritant they become absolutely miserable, mentally and physically.

  43. This opinion is quite in advance of the annual cathartic cleansing.

  44. Further, he says that it is on similar principles that there occur in the bodies of animals the dispersal of nutriment[118] and the discharge of waste matters, as also the actions of cathartic drugs.

  45. The bowels were in a very tolerable condition, otherwise a very mild cathartic might possibly have been administered.

  46. The medicine had, in due time, its full ordinary effect; but the degree of its cathartic effect was not in proportion to the largeness of the dose.

  47. When there is no affection of the rectum to forbid its use, the watery extract of aloes answers very well, and, unlike many cathartic substances, the dose need not be increased, nor does it disturb the digestive process.

  48. In cases of actual constipation a drastic cathartic may be required.

  49. A persistent course of mild purgatives and of cathartic mineral waters is serviceable.

  50. Cathartic medicines may be enumerated as among the local causes, and also various poisonous drugs.

  51. A warming cathartic medicine, made of aloes and canella bark.

  52. If venesection and a cathartic be premised.

  53. A hydragogue medicine, usually a cathartic or diuretic.

  54. Large doses of Wild Indigo are emetic and cathartic and may prove dangerous.

  55. May-apple root, which is recognized as official in the United States Pharmacopoeia, is an active cathartic and was known as such to the Indians.

  56. In the fresh state the root possesses emetic and cathartic properties.

  57. Culver's-root, which is official in the United States Pharmacopoeia, is used as an alterative, cathartic and in disorders of the liver.

  58. It represents a cathartic of especial worth, which has a similarity to the Socratic "maieutike," the "obstetric.

  59. Preferably, and in a great number of cases, he uses, in a state of hypnotism, a cathartic method he originated.

  60. He would naturally think twice before he gave an emetic or cathartic which evacuated his own pocket, and be sparing of the cholagogues that emptied the biliary ducts of his own wallet, unless he were sure they were needed.

  61. The above list will hopefully give you a few useful examples demonstrating the appropriate usage of "cathartic" in a variety of sentences. We hope that you will now be able to make sentences using this word.