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lenitive

Saltos de línea: leni|tive
Pronunciación: /ˈlɛnɪtɪv
 
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Medicine , archaic

Definición de lenitive en inglés:

adjetivo

(Of a medicine) laxative.
Example sentences
  • The leaves, and to a lesser extent the flowers, are mildly diuretic, emollient, lenitive and mildly sedative.

sustantivo

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A laxative.
Example sentences
  • He suggests, as lenitives, senna with pulp of tamarind or oil of sweet almonds.
  • This should be followed by an emetic or stomach-pump, and subsequently by lenitives.

Origen

late Middle English: from medieval Latin lenitivus, from lenit- 'softened', from the verb lenire.

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