Translation of emetic in Spanish:


vomitivo, n.

Pronunciation /əˈmɛdɪk//ɪˈmɛtɪk/


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    vomitivo masculine
    emético masculine
    • Ayurvedic treatments prescribed by specialists, now increasingly popular in the West, include diet therapy, yoga and ‘internal cleansing’ such as enemas and emetics.
    • He advocated enemas, emetics, purgatives and sneezing powders.
    • The milder kinds are eaten as vegetables; the medium ones used as condiments; and the strongest are inedible but have been used as emetics.
    • Probably they need to get something out of their system (that's the folklore, anyway) and grass for some reason is a non-poisonous emetic.
    • Nonetheless, care generally remained harsh; hospitals relied on bleedings, purgings, and emetics to calm the disturbed and often locked in basement cells those considered dangerous.
    • Doctors resorted to medications that purged the poison from the body - mercury laxatives, calomel, and emetics such as ipecacuanha.
    • In some cities doctors have administered emetics to alleged crack dealers at the request of police or court officials.
    • The three of us, mum, sister and I, were thoroughly ill - the constant churning motion of the ship combined with the smell of oil and metal and ozone and kippers in the dark combined to make a pungent emetic.
    • It can have an irritant effect on the gastrointestinal mucosa, and in large doses will act as an emetic.
    • He prefers to purge children of demons by making them take laxatives and emetics.
    • Napoleon had been treated for a long time with tartar emetics, and the day he died he had been given a huge dose of calomer as a purgative.
    • The juice is used in emetics, but it's not poisonous really.
    • Treatment is the use of emetics if the patient is not too weak.
    • The overuse of bleeding, mercury, arsenic, opium, emetics, and purgatives weakened patients almost as much as the diseases of the day.
    • The most common eating disorder in athletes involves exercise bulimia - using exercise as a form of weight reduction along with the use of laxatives, emetics, diuretics, and stimulants.
    • Wounds were cleaned, broken bones were set, and medicinal emetics were administered.


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    • Although not commonly used as an emetic today, the drug is a reliable and rapidly acting substance.
    • Make sure your pets don't eat grass that has been exposed to fertilizers or pesticides… it can make them really sick beyond the emetic effect.
    • This is followed by up to two quarts of warm salted water or strong licorice tea which in such high dosage is emetic.
    • All episodes of emetic symptoms during the first 24 hours after anesthesia were recorded.
    • Various parts of the elder have long been used in traditional medicine as a diaphoretic, diuretic, astringent, laxative, and emetic.
    • The berries have been shown to have an emetic effect.
    • It's emetic action is probably caused by veratroidine and a resin.
    • Early tolerance develops not only to the pleasurable euphoriant effects of heroin, but also to the analgesic, sedative, emetic, and respiratory depressant effects.
    • The men cleansed themselves with ceremonial bathing and by fasting and drinking a strong emetic potion which they called ‘medicine.’
    • Deoxynivalenol is often called vomitoxin because of its strong emetic effect on the animal.
    • It will make him vomit and eject all the contents of his stomach, including poison, which no emetic agent can do - thus saving his life.
    • All patients were monitored for the occurrence of emetic symptoms and possible side effects on three occasions within the first 24 hours after their emergence from general anesthesia.
    • Benzodiazepines and opioids - current standards of treatment for postoperative pain - have well-known sedative and emetic side effects.
    • The number of emetic episodes on the worst day were dependent on the cisplatin regimen.