from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Alternative form of antiemetic.
  • n. Alternative form of antiemetic.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Tending to check vomiting.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Restraining or allaying vomiting.
  • n. A medicine which checks vomiting.
  • n. Also written anti-emetic.


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  • (iii) Try to contain the vomiting with an antemetic (an anti-vomiting medicine, eg Gravol, etc).

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