[ an-tee-uh-met-ik, an-tahy- ]
/ ˌæn ti əˈmɛt ɪk, ˌæn taɪ- /
of or relating to a substance that is useful in the suppression of nausea or vomiting.
any such substance.
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Example sentences from the Web for antiemetic
The nausea returned at certain moments, but these attacks were disposed of by ginger ale and Rivires' antiemetic drink.Against The Grain|Joris-Karl Huysmans
British Dictionary definitions for antiemetic
/ (ˌæntɪɪˈmɛtɪk) /
any antiemetic drug, such as promethazine or metoclopramide
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Medical definitions for antiemetic
[ ăn′tē-ĭ-mĕt′ĭk, ăn′tī- ]
Preventing or arresting vomiting.
An agent that prevents or arrests vomiting.
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