Definition of emesis in English:
noun[mass noun] technical
The action or process of vomiting: the drug allows you to control emesis
More example sentences
- Surveys of oncologists' choices of treatment for emesis caused by chemotherapy came to divergent results.
- On the day of admission, he had developed nausea and vomiting with emesis of clear to blood-tinged fluid.
- Coffee-ground emesis, usually from hemorrhagic gastritis, occurs in about 25 percent of vomiting patients.
Late 19th century: from Greek, from emein 'to vomit'.
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in Pakistan