em·e·tine noun \ˈe-mə-ˌtēn\
: an emetic alkaloid C29H40N2O4 extracted from ipecac root and used especially to treat amebiasis
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em·e·tine noun \ˈem-ə-ˌtēn\ (Medical Dictionary)
: an amorphous alkaloid C29H40N2O4 extracted from ipecac root and used as an emetic and expectorant
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