Origin of emesis
Examples from the Web for emesis
Contemporary Examples of emesis
This was how he had logged the hours, or kept track of his bouts of emesis.'Are You Also With Fever?'
Dr. Abraham Verghese
February 11, 2009
Historical Examples of emesis
The emesis may recur so often at night as to cause exhaustion from insomnia.The Ethics of Medical Homicide and Mutilation
Another counted it "an allusion to the emesis of Jonah by the whale."The Greatest English Classic
Cleland Boyd McAfee
In females the pelvic organs are often the true source of emesis.
When no emesis can be obtained the prognosis is decidedly bad.
In a case of hysteria, to be mentioned later, the entire epithelial coat of two-thirds of the oesophagus was discharged by emesis.
- the technical name for vomitingSee vomit
Word Origin for emesis
"action of vomiting," 1875, medical Latin, from Greek emesis, from emein "to vomit" (see emetic).
- The act or process of vomiting.