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Google previewAnimal Parasites & Human Disease (1918)

by Asa Crawford Chandler

Emetin is an alkaloid substance prepared from ipecac, the extract of the roots of a Brazilian herb. It was long known that ipecac sometimes had a very marked effect on dysentery, but since amebic dysentery has only recently been differentiated ...

Google previewThe Medical Times (1914)

Emetin is a nauseant emetic and cardiac depressant; in large doses it causes some renal irritation. Locally injected as the basic alkaloid, it causes tenderness last~ ing for ten days or more, but in the form of the hydrochlorid it is less irritating, ...

Google previewA Layman's Handbook of Medicine (1916)

With Special Reference to Social Workers by Richard Clarke Cabot

Emetin will kill these amoebae, but it is yet to be proved that it does us any service by killing them. Emetin is a valuable drug for a good many purposes ; but it is still a new drug and has dangers because no one knows exactly its capacities 88 ...

Google previewMedical Therapeutics for Daily Reference (1920)

by Rudolph Frederick Rabe

" "Emetin is a powerful aniebicide, but is not a bactericide.

Google previewThe chemistry and analysis of drugs and medicines (1920)

by Henry Corbin Fuller

Emetin is an amorphous alkaloid, nearly colorless when pure, but becoming darker on exposure to light. It is strongly alkaline and completely neutralizes acids. It melts about 70° C., is optically inactive, is slightly soluble in water and ...

Google previewAmerican Medicine (1917)

Emetin is a quinoline derivative and is methyl-cephaline, the relationship between emetin and cephaline being the same as that between codeine and morphine, or caffeine and theobromine respectively. Small doses act as expectorants.

Google previewLexicon Medicum: or, Medical Dictionary ... Fourth edition (1839)

by Robert HOOPER (M.D.), Klein Grant

EMETIN. Emeline. Digest ipecacuan root, first in ether and then in alkohol. Evaporate the alkoholic infusion to dryness, redissolvc in water, and drop in acetate of lead. Wash the precipitate, and then diffusing it in water, decompose by a current ...

Google previewThe London encyclopaedia (1829)

or Universal dictionary of science, art, literature, and practical mechanics, comprising a popular view of the present state of knowledge

EMETIN, in chemistry, the vegetable basis of ipecacuan root which is thus procured.

Google previewThe New Sydenham Society's Lexicon of Medicine and the Allied Sciences (1893)

(Based on Mayne's Lexicon) by New Sydenham Society

Landerer extracten from this plant a crystalline substance, Marsdenin, which is closely allied to Emetin. Perhydr'iod'uret. Old term for that hydriodate (hydrioduret ) that contains the greatest possible proportion of hydriodic acid in the compound ...

Google previewA dictionary of terms used in medicine and the collateral sciences (1865)

by Richard Dennis Hoblyn

Emetin. [Emctia, Emetina.] The emetic principle of ipecacuanha; it has been discovered to consist of a peculiar alkaline basis which may be ...

Google previewThe American illustrated medical dictionary (1922)

by William Alexander Newman Dorland, Edgar Calvin Le Roy Miller

emetin (em'et-in). A white ...

Google previewMedical Lexicon. A New Dictionary of Medical Science, containing a concise account of the various subjects and terms, ... and formulae for ... preparations etc. Third edition (1842)


' PASTILLI EMETIN/E PECTORALES, Trochisci emetinas cctornlis. PASTINA'CA OFOP'ANAX. The name of the plant which furnishes the Opoponuz.

Google previewPopular and Complete English Dictionary (1848)

Exhibiting the Pronunciation, Etymology, and Explanation of Every Word Usually Employed in Science, Literature, and Art by John Boag

A vegetable alkali, being the Emetin, eWe-tln, / emetic principle of the ipeeaeu- ana. Emetic, e-tneVtk, [Ir., Sp. emelioo,] a. Inducing to vomit; exciting the stomach to discharge its contents by the oesophagus and mouth. — n.

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