- of or relating to a substance that is useful in the suppression of nausea or vomiting.
- any such substance.
Origin of antiemetic
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The nausea returned at certain moments, but these attacks were disposed of by ginger ale and Rivires' antiemetic drink.Against The Grain
- preventing vomiting
- any antiemetic drug, such as promethazine or metoclopramide
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- Preventing or arresting vomiting.
- An agent that prevents or arrests vomiting.
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