emesis

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noun eme·sis \ˈe-mə-səs, i-ˈmē-\

Definition of emesis

plural

emeses

play \ˈe-mə-ˌsēz, i-ˈmē-\
  1. :  an act or instance of vomiting

Origin and Etymology of emesis

New Latin, from Greek, from emein


First Known Use: circa 1847


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emesis

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noun eme·sis \ˈem-ə-səs, i-ˈmē-\

Medical Definition of emesis

plural

emeses

\-ˌsēz\play

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