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induced vomiting

The production of vomiting by administering certain types of emetics, e.g., syrup of ipecac or amorphine, or by physical stimulation of the posterior pharynx.

CAUTION!

Vomiting should never be induced after patients ingest caustic chemicals or in patients who cannot protect their airways.
See also: vomiting
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