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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 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 previewA Dictionary of terms used in medicine and the collateral sciences (1900)

by Richard Dennis Hoblyn

Emetin, emetia, emeta. A vegetable alkaloid, constituting the active principle of ipecacuanha- root. 3. Emeto-cathartica (/ca0a(pa>, to purge). Medicines which produce both vomiting and purging. 4. Eme-morphia, aponwrpkia. The name given ...

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 Chemical Dictionary (1920)

by Charles Thomas Kingzett

IPECACUANHA — A substance used as an emetic, prepared from the root of certain plants growing in South America and containing an active principle termed " emetin." The best plant is the Cephalis ipecacuanha, and the greater portion of ...

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