emesis


eme·sis

noun \ˈe-mə-səs, i-ˈmē-\
plural eme·ses \-ˌsēz\

Definition of EMESIS

:  an act or instance of vomiting

Origin of EMESIS

New Latin, from Greek, from emein
First Known Use: circa 1847

Rhymes with EMESIS

eme·sis

noun \ˈem-ə-səs, i-ˈmē-\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural eme·ses \-ˌsēz\

Medical Definition of EMESIS

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