Preferred Name

Laxative

Synonyms

Laxative Preparation

laxative

Laxative

Definitions

Synthetic compounds or mixtures administered orally or rectally with laxative activity. A laxative preparation is used to promote bowel movement to treat constipation or to clean the colon for rectal and bowel examinations. There are different types of laxatives that differ in mechanism of action and potency, including the bulk-producing agents, stool softeners, lubricants, hydrating agents, stimulants, saline laxatives and hyperosmotic agents.

ID

http://ncicb.nci.nih.gov/xml/owl/EVS/Thesaurus.owl#C29697

ALT_DEFINITION

A substance that promotes bowel movements.

CHEBI_ID

CHEBI:50503

code

C29697

Concept_In_Subset

http://ncicb.nci.nih.gov/xml/owl/EVS/Thesaurus.owl#C116977

http://ncicb.nci.nih.gov/xml/owl/EVS/Thesaurus.owl#C116978

Contributing_Source

CTRP

DEFINITION

Synthetic compounds or mixtures administered orally or rectally with laxative activity. A laxative preparation is used to promote bowel movement to treat constipation or to clean the colon for rectal and bowel examinations. There are different types of laxatives that differ in mechanism of action and potency, including the bulk-producing agents, stool softeners, lubricants, hydrating agents, stimulants, saline laxatives and hyperosmotic agents.

Display_Name

Laxative

FULL_SYN

Laxative Preparation

laxative

Laxative

label

Laxative

Legacy_Concept_Name

Laxative

Preferred_Name

Laxative

prefixIRI

ncit:C29697

Semantic_Type

Chemical Viewed Functionally

UMLS_CUI

C0282090

subClassOf

http://ncicb.nci.nih.gov/xml/owl/EVS/Thesaurus.owl#C78276

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