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Emesis   Listen
noun
Emesis  n.  (Med.) A vomiting.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Emesis" Quotes from Famous Books



... purgative effects. As a purgative, indeed, it is far less active than the croton oil, and requires to be given in much larger doses; as much as six or ten drops. It has also the bad property of exciting emesis, by which it is rejected from the stomach. On the other hand, however, it does not, like the croton oil, produce salivation, and is, on the whole, regarded by M. BALLY, especially when fresh, as a useful ...
— North American Medical and Surgical Journal, Vol. 2, No. 3, July, 1826 • Various



Words linked to "Emesis" :   rumination, emesis basin, inborn reflex, instinctive reflex, innate reflex, hyperemesis, hematemesis, reflex response, reflex, reflex action, projection, vomit, puking, expulsion, ejection, forcing out, vomiting



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