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e·met·ic

 (ĭ-mĕt′ĭk)
adj.
Causing vomiting.
n.
An agent that causes vomiting.

[Late Latin emeticos, from Greek emetikos, from emetos, vomiting, from emein, to vomit; see wemə- in Indo-European roots.]

e·met′i·cal·ly adv.
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emetic

(ɪˈmɛtɪk)
adj
(Medicine) causing vomiting
n
(Medicine) an emetic agent or drug
[C17: from Late Latin ēmeticus, from Greek emetikos, from emein to vomit]
eˈmetically adv
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e•met•ic

(ɪˈmɛt ɪk)

adj.
1. causing vomiting, as a medicinal substance.
n.
2. an emetic medicine or agent.
[1650–60; < Latin emeticus < Greek emetikós, derivative of émetos vomiting]
e•met′i•cal•ly, adv.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.emetic - a medicine that induces nausea and vomiting
ipecac - a medicinal drug used to evoke vomiting (especially in cases of drug overdose or poisoning)
dry mustard, powdered mustard - a substance such that one to three tablespoons dissolved in a glass of warm water is a homemade emetic
curative, cure, therapeutic, remedy - a medicine or therapy that cures disease or relieve pain
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Translations

emetic

[ɪˈmetɪk]
A. ADJemético, vomitivo
B. Nemético m, vomitivo m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

emetic

[ɪˈmɛtɪk] nvomitif m, émétique m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

emetic

nBrechmittel nt, → Emetikum nt (spec)
adjBrechreiz erregend, emetisch (spec)
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

emetic

[ɪˈmɛtɪk] nemetico
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

e·met·ic

a. emético-a, que estimula el vómito.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

emetic

adj emético; n vomitivo, emético
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