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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 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 previewA Complete Pronouncing Medical Dictionary (1889)

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 ...

Google previewThe Student's Medical Dictionary (1904)

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, ...

Google previewLexicon Medicum (1860)

Medical Dictionary by Robert Hooper

EMETIN. . Emetime. Digest ipecacuan root, first in aether and then in alkohol. Evaporate the alkoliolic infusion to dryness, redissolve in water, and drop in acetate of lead. Wash the precipitate, and then dif fusing it in water, decompose by a ...

Google previewNelson's Perpetual Loose-leaf Encyclopaedia (1920)

An International Work of Reference by John Huston Finley, William Peterson

Barrett as the prime causative factor, emetin hydrochloride, a derivative of ipecac, has lately come into vogue in the treatment of pyorrhoea. . At first a solution of ...

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 ...

Google previewFirst outlines of a dictionary of solubilities of chemical substances (1864)

by Frank Humphreys Storer

EMETiN( from Cepha'elis ipecacuanha). Difficultly soluble in cold, more easily soluble in warm water. Very soluble in alcohol, and in dilute acids. Almost insoluble in ether ...

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 ...

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