antiemetic

[an-tee-uh-met-ik, an-tahy-]Pharmacology
noun
  1. any such substance.

Origin of antiemetic

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Historical Examples of 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

antiemetic

adjective
  1. preventing vomiting
noun
  1. any antiemetic drug, such as promethazine or metoclopramide
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antiemetic in Medicine

antiemetic

[ăn′tē-ĭ-mĕtĭk, ăn′tī-]
adj.
  1. Preventing or arresting vomiting.
n.
  1. An agent that prevents or arrests vomiting.
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