Origin of emesis
Examples from the Web for emesis
This was how he had logged the hours, or kept track of his bouts of emesis.
Even when the nervous system is not directly the cause of the emesis, the remote irritant may work through the nervous system.
The emesis may recur so often at night as to cause exhaustion from insomnia.
In a case of hysteria, to be mentioned later, the entire epithelial coat of two-thirds of the oesophagus was discharged by emesis.
The dying woman, relieved by her first emesis, now lay inert, with closed eyes.The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete|Emile Zola
In females the pelvic organs are often the true source of emesis.
British Dictionary definitions for emesis
Word Origin for emesis
Word Origin and History for emesis
"action of vomiting," 1875, medical Latin, from Greek emesis, from emein "to vomit" (see emetic).