cholecystagogue

cho·le·cyst·agogue

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  • cholecystagogue — A substance that stimulates activity of the gallbladder. [chole + G. kystis, bladder, + agogos, leader] * * * cho·le·cys·ta·gogue .kō lə sist ə .gäg, .käl ə n an agent (as cholecystokinin) that causes the gallbladder to discharge bile * * *… …   Medical dictionary

  • cholecystagogue — ¦kōlə¦sistəˌgäg, ¦käl , ȯg noun ( s) Etymology: cholecyst + agogue : an agent (as cholecystokinin) that causes the gallbladder to discharge bile …   Useful english dictionary

  • cholecystokinetic — Promoting emptying of the gallbladder. * * * cho·le·cys·to·ki·net·ic .sis tə kə net ik, kī adj tending to cause the gallbladder to contract and discharge bile cholecystokinetic n CHOLECYSTAGOGUE * * * cho·le·cys·to·ki·net·ic (ko″lə… …   Medical dictionary

  • cholecystokinetic — I. ¦kōlə¦sistō, ¦käl ˌ adjective Etymology: cholecyst + o + kinetic : tending to cause the gallbladder to contract and discharge bile II. noun ( s) : cholecystagogue herein …   Useful english dictionary

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