Emesis meaning

ĕm'ĭ-sĭs
The act of vomiting.
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(medicine) The act or process of vomiting or having vomited.

Syrup of ipecac almost always forces an emesis.

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The act of vomiting.
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Vomiting.
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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