alcresta ipecac

al·​cres·​ta ipecac | \ (ˈ)al-¦kre-stə- \

Definition of alcresta ipecac

: a preparation of ipecac in which the alkaloids have been adsorbed on hydrous aluminum silicate

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First Known Use of alcresta ipecac

1914, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for alcresta ipecac

from Alcresta, a trademark

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“Alcresta ipecac.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Nov. 2020.

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