antiemetic

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antiemetic

(ˌæntɪɪˈmɛtɪk)
adj
(Medicine) preventing vomiting
n
(Pharmacology) any antiemetic drug, such as promethazine or metoclopramide
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.antiemetic - a drug that prevents or alleviates nausea and vomitingantiemetic - a drug that prevents or alleviates nausea and vomiting
dimenhydrinate, Dramamine - antihistamine and antiemetic (trade name Dramamine) used to treat motion sickness
Emetrol - trade name for an antiemetic drug that has a mint flavor
medicament, medication, medicinal drug, medicine - (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
prochlorperazine - antipsychotic and antiemetic drug used to treat schizophrenia and to combat nausea and vomiting
Phenergan, promethazine - antihistamine (trade name Phenergan) used to treat allergies; also an antiemetic used to treat motion sickness
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Translations
antiemetikum

an·ti·e·met·ic

n. antiemético, medicamento usado en la prevención de náusea.
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antiemetic

adj & n antiemético
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