Definitions for emeticɪˈmɛt ɪk

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

e•met•icɪˈmɛt ɪk(adj.)

  1. causing vomiting, as a medicinal substance.

    Category: Pharmacology

  2. (n.)an emetic medicine or agent.

    Category: Pharmacology

Origin of emetic:

1650–60; < L emeticus < Gk emetikós, der. of émetos vomiting

e•met′i•cal•ly(adv.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. emetic, vomit, vomitive, nauseant(noun)

    a medicine that induces nausea and vomiting

Wiktionary

  1. emetic(Noun)

    an agent that induces vomiting

  2. emetic(Adjective)

    causing nausea and vomiting

  3. Origin: ἔμετος

Webster Dictionary

  1. Emetic(adj)

    inducing to vomit; exciting the stomach to discharge its contents by the mouth

  2. Emetic(noun)

    a medicine which causes vomiting


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