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.
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antinauseant

or anti-nauseant adjective
    • a drug with antinauseant properties

First Known Use of antinauseant

1855

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antinauseant

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

medical Definition of antinauseant

: an antinausea agent

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