E*met"ic (?), a. [L. emeticus, Gr. , fr. to vomit, akin to L. vomere: cf. F. 'em'etique. See Vomit.] Med.

Inducing to vomit; exciting the stomach to discharge its contents by the mouth.

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n.

A medicine which causes vomiting.

 

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