antiemetic

adjective an·ti·emet·ic \ ˌan-tē-i-ˈme-tik , ˌan-tī- \

Definition of antiemetic

:used or tending to prevent or relieve nausea and vomiting
  • antiemetic drugs used in conjunction with chemotherapy

antiemetic

noun
    • an over-the-counter antiemetic to treat motion sickness

First Known Use of antiemetic

1734


Medical Dictionary

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antiemetic

adjective an·ti·emet·ic \ ˌant-ē-ə-ˈmet-ik, ˌan-ˌtī- \

medical Definition of antiemetic

:used or tending to prevent or check vomiting
  • antiemetic drugs

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antiemetic

noun

medical Definition of antiemetic

:an antiemetic agent

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