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Emetic

Introduction: Emetic

Description of Emetic

Emetic: Any substance causing vomiting.

Emetic: a medicine that induces nausea and vomiting.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Emetic: class of agents that cause vomiting; may act directly on the gastrointestinal tract, bringing about emesis through local irritant effects, or indirectly, through their effects on the chemoreceptor trigger zone in the postremal area near the medulla.
Source: CRISP

Emetic: Agents that cause vomiting. They may act directly on the gastrointestinal tract, bringing about emesis through local irritant effects, or indirectly, through their effects on the chemoreceptor trigger zone in the postremal area near the medulla.
Source: MeSH 2007

Emetic: Related Topics

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Broader terms for Emetic

Source - MeSH 2007

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Hierarchical classifications of Emetic

The following list attempts to classify Emetic into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • curative,cure,remedy
  • medicament,medication,medicinal drug,medicine
  • drug
  • agent
  • causal agency,causal agent,cause
  • entity

Source: WordNet 2.1

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

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