Emesis Definition

ĕmĭ-sĭs
emeses
noun
Vomiting.
Webster's New World
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Other Word Forms of Emesis

Noun

Singular:
emesis
Plural:
emeses

Origin of Emesis

  • Greek from emein to vomit wemə- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From the Greek ἐμέω "I vomit" (confer ἔμετος "vomit").

    From Wiktionary

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