a cavity, usually in the lungs, containing pus.
the pus content of such a cavity.
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How to use vomica in a sentence
An acid associated with strychnine in the St. Ignatius bean and in nux vomica.
Are such remedies as iron, quinine, nux vomica and cod-liver oil ever useful in psoriasis?Essentials of Diseases of the Skin | Henry Weightman Stelwagon
Salt had no effect in killing the frogs, and even nux vomica, which had cured another case of the same kind, was useless.The World's Greatest Books, Volume 19 | Various
After the rupture and discharge of a vomica also, such a remedy promises to be a powerful palliative.Experiments and Observations on Different Kinds of Air | Joseph Priestley
The indications for the use of this drug are the same as those for nux vomica, keeping in mind the difference in dose.The Medicinal Plants of the Philippines | T. H. Pardo de Tavera