antinauseant

noun an·ti·nau·se·ant \ ˌan-tē-ˈnȯ-zē-ənt , -sē-ənt ; -ˈnȯ-zhənt , -shənt ; ˌan-tī- \
variants: or anti-nauseant

Definition of antinauseant

: a drug that prevents or counteracts nausea
  • The most-cited benefits of medicinal marijuana are as an anti-nauseant for cancer chemotherapy and to treat nausea and appetite loss in HIV/AIDS.
  • The Sheboygan (Wisconsin) Press

antinauseant

or anti-nauseant adjective
    • a drug with antinauseant properties

First Known Use of antinauseant

1855


Medical Dictionary

antinauseant

noun an·ti·nau·se·ant \ -ˈnȯ-zē-ənt, -zhē-, -sē-, -shē- \

medical Definition of antinauseant

: an antinausea agent

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up antinauseant? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

to remove or wipe out

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Find the Cousins

  • a-large-tree-with-many-branches
  • Which pair shares a common word ancestor?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!