nauseant

noun
nau·​se·​ant | \ ˈnȯ-z(h)ē-ənt How to pronounce nauseant (audio) , -s(h)ē- How to pronounce nauseant (audio) \

Medical Definition of nauseant

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: an agent that induces nausea especially : an expectorant that liquefies and increases the secretion of mucus

nauseant

adjective

Medical Definition of nauseant (Entry 2 of 2)

: inducing nausea : nauseating

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“Nauseant.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/nauseant. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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