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1. useful in the treatment of vomiting.
2. an agent that relieves vomiting.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
A selective serotonin receptor antagonist, C18H19N3O, used in its hydrochloride form to prevent nausea and vomiting, especially when occurring postoperatively or as a result of chemotherapy or radiotherapy.
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ondansetronOncology A selective serotonin S3 receptor antagonist used to ameliorate chemotherapy-induced N&V. See Chemotherapy-induced emesis.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
ondansetronA serotonin antagonist drug used to relieve nausea and vomiting caused by anticancer chemotherapy and radiotherapy and to prevent sickness after surgery. A brand name is Zofran.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005