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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, ...
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.
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 ...
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 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 Cyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and Literature. - London, Longman, Hurst (usw.) 1819-20 (1819)
by Abraham Rees
Emetin may be obtained by di esting ipecacuanha 'in sulphuric ether, and ...
A dictionary of chemistry (1821)
on the basis of Nicholson's by A. Ure
* * Emetin. Digest ipecacuan ...
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.
(Based on Mayne's Lexicon) by New Sydenham Society, Henry Power, Leonard William Sedgwick
It contains emetin combined with ipecacuanhic aoid, starch, gum, pectin, sugar, fat, and a trace of volatile oil. Its physiological action is that of its active constituent Emetin. It is used in large doses as an emetio in cases of poisoning to empty the ...
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 ...
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 ...
by Richard Dennis Hoblyn, John Alfred Parry Price
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 ...
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