Free Translator Free Translator
Translators Dictionaries Courses Other
English Dictionary      examples: 'day', 'get rid of', 'New York Bay'

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

Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48

Advanced search
     Find words:
Starting with
Ending with
Matching a pattern  

Words linked to  

only single words

Share |

"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

Copyright © 2021