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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 ...
The 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, ...
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 ...
by Rudolph Frederick Rabe
" "Emetin is a powerful aniebicide, but is not a bactericide.
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 ...
by Casey Albert Wood
See Verctrum; also under Emetin, in this section, towards its end.
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.
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 ...
by William Alexander Newman Dorland, Edgar Calvin Le Roy Miller
emetin (em'et-in). A white ...
Popular 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 ...
Medical 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)
by Robley DUNGLISON
' PASTILLI EMETIN/E PECTORALES, Trochisci emetinas cctornlis. PASTINA'CA OFOP'ANAX. The name of the plant which furnishes the Opoponuz.
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