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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 ...
by Franklin Bache
Emetin is a brownish-red uncrystallizable substance, Its proper- in the form of transparent scales, destitute of smell, and tles" having a taste, bitter and somewhat acrid, but not in the least nauseous. It is soluble both in water and in alcohol.
American Medicine (1917)
Emetin is an effective amebicide, and with further experience it will probably be employed in such a manner that amebic (liseases will be wiped out. Oil of Chenopodium in the Treatment of Hookworm Diseaaes.—Thornburg, (Journal of the ...
in accordance with the present state of those sciences by James Mitchell
EMETIN is a substance ohtained from the root ipecacuan. Half a grain is a powerful emetic, and six graius vomit violently, ...
by John Eberle
Emetin is a powerful preparation of ipecacuanha. One-sixth part of it is considered equivalent to about one part of the powdered root. It is apt to produce very active vomiting, but its tendency to create irritation of the mucous membrane of the ...
Emetin is a true specific in amebic dysentery and hepatitis, and the results obtained by its use compare very favorably with the results obtained with salvarsan in syphilis. 2. The hypodermic use of the hydrochlorid salt is the preferred method of ...
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 ...
The 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.
In which the Principles of the Science are Investigated Anew, and Its Applications to the Phenomena of Nature, Medicine, Mineralogy, Agriculture, and Manufactures, Detailed by Andrew Ure
* ♢ Emetin. Digest ipecacuan root, first in ether and then in alcohol. Evaporate the alcoholic infusion to dryness, redissolve in water, and ...
Dictionary of Chemistry (1830)
Containing the Principles and Modern Theories of the Science, with Its Application to the Arts, Manufactures, and Medicine... by Louis Nicolas Vauquelin, G. L. Brismontier
It is obtained by treating the barks of the roots with ether, in order to separate an oily matter ; afterwards treating it with boiling alcohol, which on cooling deposites the emetin with a little oily matter, wax, and gallic acid. These substances can be ...
Emetin. Alkaloid of ipecac. Emetic ($ grain) and expectorant. Condensation product of birch-tar and formaldehyd. Substitute for tar. See Guaiacolis Qs. Condensation product of betanaphthol and cresolic acid.
Embracing the Terminology of Medicine and the Kindred Sciences, with Their Signification, Etymology, and Pronunciation ... by Joseph Thomas
EMETIN. potent by injury or removal of the generative organs. Em-balm'ing. [ From the Fr. en, "in," and the Eng. balm, a word used somewhat vaguely for any " fragrant ointment" or "aromatic substance."] A process by which a dead body is ...
Including All the Words and Phrases Generally Used in Medicine, with Their Proper Pronunciation and Definitions; Based on Recent Medical Literature by George Milbry Gould
The root of Cephrclis ipecacuanha, a plant of the order Rubiacese, containing an alkaloid, emetin, ...
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