Origin of emetic
OTHER WORDS FROM emetice·met·i·cal·ly, adverbhy·per·e·met·ic, adjective
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How to use emetic in a sentence
A doctor was called, an emetic was given and he purged, and after a time he recovered from the symptoms of poisoning.Essays In Pastoral Medicine|Austin Malley
We immediately gave him an emetic, which operated well, and before night he was relieved of every alarming symptom.Fox's Book of Martyrs|John Foxe
My landlord, who took pity on me, called a Jewish physician, who prescribed an emetic which soon cured me of my fever.Solomon Maimon: An Autobiography.|Solomon Maimon
Both are pectoral and expectorant; and in large doses nauseant and emetic.
Expectorant and diaphoretic, in small doses; emetic and narcotic, in larger ones.