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antiemetic

 [an″te-e-met´ik]
1. useful in the treatment of vomiting.
2. an agent that relieves vomiting.

an·ti·e·met·ic

(an'tē-ĕ-met'ik),
1. Preventing or arresting vomiting.
2. A remedy that tends to control nausea and vomiting.
[anti- + G. emetikos, emetic]

antiemetic

adjective Countering emesis, vomiting noun An agent–eg, odansetron, granisetron, which prevents or alleviates nausea and vomiting associated with chemotherapeutics–eg, cisplatin, cyclophosphamide, dacarbazine, etc

an·ti·e·met·ic

(an'tē-ĕ-met'ik)
1. Preventing or arresting vomiting.
2. A remedy that tends to control nausea and vomiting.
[anti- + G. emetikos, emetic]

Antiemetic

A preparation or medication that relieves nausea and vomiting. Coke syrup, ginger, and motion sickness medications are examples of antiemetics.

an·ti·e·met·ic

(an'tē-ĕ-met'ik)
1. Preventing or arresting vomiting.
2. A remedy that tends to control nausea and vomiting.
[anti- + G. emetikos, emetic]
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