Definitions for: Emetic

[n] a medicine that induces nausea and vomiting

Webster (1913) Definition: E*met"ic, a. [L. emeticus, Gr. ?, fr. ? to vomit, akin
to L. vomere: cf. F. ['e]m['e]tique. See Vomit.] (Med.)
Inducing to vomit; exciting the stomach to discharge its
contents by the mouth. -- n. A medicine which causes

Synonyms: nauseant, vomit, vomitive

See Also: curative, cure, dry mustard, ipecac, powdered mustard, remedy

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