Definición de emetic en inglés:

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emetic

Pronunciación: /ɪˈmɛtɪk/

adjetivo

(Of a substance) causing vomiting.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • This is followed by up to two quarts of warm salted water or strong licorice tea which in such high dosage is emetic.
  • Early tolerance develops not only to the pleasurable euphoriant effects of heroin, but also to the analgesic, sedative, emetic, and respiratory depressant effects.
  • Benzodiazepines and opioids - current standards of treatment for postoperative pain - have well-known sedative and emetic side effects.

sustantivo

A medicine or other substance which causes vomiting.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Napoleon had been treated for a long time with tartar emetics, and the day he died he had been given a huge dose of calomer as a purgative.
  • Doctors resorted to medications that purged the poison from the body - mercury laxatives, calomel, and emetics such as ipecacuanha.
  • Wounds were cleaned, broken bones were set, and medicinal emetics were administered.

Origen

Mid 17th century: from Greek emetikos, from emein 'to vomit'.

Palabras que riman con emetic

aesthetic (US esthetic), alphabetic, anaesthetic (US anesthetic), antithetic, apathetic, apologetic, arithmetic, ascetic, athletic, balletic, bathetic, cosmetic, cybernetic, diabetic, dietetic, diuretic, electromagnetic, energetic, exegetic, frenetic, genetic, Helvetic, hermetic, homiletic, kinetic, magnetic, metic, mimetic, parenthetic, pathetic, peripatetic, phonetic, photosynthetic, poetic, prophetic, prothetic, psychokinetic, splenetic, sympathetic, syncretic, syndetic, synthetic, telekinetic, theoretic, zetetic

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Saltos de línea: emet¦ic

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