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emesis

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noun eme·sis \ˈe-mə-səs, i-ˈmē-\

Definition of emesis

plural eme·ses play \-ˌsēz\

  1. :  an act or instance of vomiting



Origin of emesis

New Latin, from Greek, from emein


First Known Use: circa 1847

Rhymes with emesis


Medical Dictionary

emesis

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noun eme·sis \ˈem-ə-səs, i-ˈmē-\

Medical Definition of emesis

plural eme·ses \-ˌsēz\play




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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "emesis" Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about "emesis"


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