lapactic

[ luh-pak-tik ]
/ ləˈpæk tɪk /
Medicine/Medical

adjective

purgative; cathartic.

noun

a lapactic agent; purgative.

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Origin of lapactic

1745–55; <Greek lapaktikós laxative, equivalent to lapak- (verbid stem of lapássein to evacuate) + -tikos-tic

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