emesis

noun
eme·​sis | \ ˈe-mə-səs, i-ˈmē- \
plural emeses\ ˈe-​mə-​ˌsēz , i-​ˈmē-​ \

Definition of emesis

: an act or instance of vomiting

First Known Use of emesis

circa 1847, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for emesis

New Latin, from Greek, from emein

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emesis

noun
eme·​sis | \ ˈem-ə-səs, i-ˈmē- \
plural emeses\ -​ˌsēz \

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