antinauseant

noun
an·​ti·​nau·​se·​ant | \ ˌan-tē-ˈnȯ-zē-ənt How to pronounce antinauseant (audio) , -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

Other Words from antinauseant

antinauseant or anti-nauseant adjective
a drug with antinauseant properties

First Known Use of antinauseant

1855, in the meaning defined above

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“Antinauseant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/antinauseant. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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antinauseant

noun
an·​ti·​nau·​se·​ant | \ -ˈnȯ-zē-ənt, -zhē-, -sē-, -shē- How to pronounce antinauseant (audio) \

Medical Definition of antinauseant

: an antinausea agent

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