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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 previewAmerican 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 ...

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 Journal of the American Medical Association (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 salvarsan in syphilis. 2. The hypodermic use of the hydrochlorid salt is the preferred method of ...

Google previewThe American Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Ophthalmology (1920)

by Casey Albert Wood

emetin hydrobromid solution was allowed to remain in the eye for half a minute,and was then washed away. At the end of ten hours there commenced a reaction closely ...

Google previewThe Encyclopædia Britannica, or, Dictionary of arts, sciences, and general literature (1854)

In the roots of many of them a principle called Violin, similar to Emetin, has been found. Nat. Ord. 21.

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 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. Used in Io to 20 per cent. ointment ...

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Scrabble value of E1M3E1T1I1N1

The value of this 6-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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