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 (nô′zē-ənt, -zhē-, -sē-, -shē-)
Inducing nausea or vomiting.

nau′se·ant n.


(Medicine) a substance inducing nausea and vomiting; an emetic
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.nauseant - 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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Patients were given anti-nausea medication at the outset of treatment at the discretion of the physician, with roughly half receiving an anti- nauseant.