anti emetic

antiemetic

[an-tee-uh-met-ik, an-tahy-] Pharmacology.
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to a substance that is useful in the suppression of nausea or vomiting.
noun
2.
any such substance.

Origin:
anti- + emetic

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antiemetic (ˌæntɪɪˈmɛtɪk)
 
adj
1.  preventing vomiting
 
n
2.  any antiemetic drug, such as promethazine or metoclopramide

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antiemetic an·ti·e·met·ic (ān'tē-ĭ-mět'ĭk, ān'tī-)
adj.
Preventing or arresting vomiting. n.
An agent that prevents or arrests vomiting.

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