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Google previewAnimal Parasites and 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 previewA System of Chemistry for the Use of Students of Medicine (1819)

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.

Google previewA dictionary of chemistry, mineralogy, and geology (1823)

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, ...

Google previewA Treatise of the Materia Medica and Therapeutics (1834)

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 ...

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 previewPost-Graduate (1914)

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 salva. rsan in syphilis. 2. The hypodermic use of the hydrochloric salt is the preferred method of ...

Google previewAnnual Reports of the Secretary of War (1912)

by United States. War Dept

Emetin is a powerful amcebacide, killing amoebae in dilutions of 1 to 100,000, which is double the dilution that was amoebacidal when fluid extract of ipecac was used. • TESTS OF 16-MESH BRONZE WIRE NETTING. Considerable work ...

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 A ...

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 Chemistry, on the Basis of Mr. Nicholson's (1821)

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 ...

Google previewDictionary 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 ...

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 (1916)

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.

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

(Based on Mayne's Lexicon) by Henry Power, Leonard William Sedgwick

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 ...

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