Definición de emetine en inglés:

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emetine

Pronunciación: /ˈeməˌtēn/

sustantivo

An alkaloid present in ipecac and formerly used in the treatment of amoebic infections and as an emetic in aversion therapy.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • If patients use this emetic, the emetine that it contains can cause myocardial damage similar to viral myocarditis.
  • This product contains cephaline and emetine, which stimulate gastric sensory centers linked to the vomiting center in the brain.
  • In addition, using emetine (a translation inhibitor altering ribosome functioning) we detected the involvement of ribotoxic stress in p38 MAPK activation by UVA.

Origen

Early 19th century: from Greek emetos 'vomiting' + -ine4.

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