Tartar-emetic meaning

A poisonous crystalline compound, K(SbO)C4 H4 O6 ·12 H2 O, used in medicine as an expectorant and in the treatment of parasitic infections, such as schistosomiasis.
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Antimony potassium tartrate, K(SbO)C4H4O612H2O, a poisonous, odorless, white salt used in medicine to cause expectoration, vomiting, and perspiration, and in dyeing as a mordant.
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A poisonous crystalline compound, K(SbO)C4 H4 O6 ·12 H2 O, used in medicine as an expectorant and in the treatment of parasitic infections, such as schistosomiasis.
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(medicine) A poisonous salt, potassium antimonyl tartrate, used as an expectorant.
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