antidiarrheal


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an·ti·di·ar·rhe·al

 (ăn′tē-dī′ə-rē′əl, ăn′tī-)
n.
A substance used to prevent or treat diarrhea.
adj.
Treating or preventing diarrhea.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.antidiarrheal - a drug used to control or stop diarrheaantidiarrheal - a drug used to control or stop diarrhea
Kaopectate - trade name for a fixed-combination antidiarrheal drug that use kaolin as the adsorbent and pectin as the emollient
Lomotil - trade name of an antidiarrheal
medicament, medication, medicinal drug, medicine - (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
Translations

an·ti·di·ar·rhe·al

, antidiarrhetic
a. antidiarreico, agente para prevenir o tratar la diarrea.

antidiarrheal

adj & n antidiarreico
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