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

by Franklin Bache

Emetin is a brownish-red uncrystallizable substance, Its properin the form of transparent scales, destitute of smell, and ** having a taste, bitter and somewhat acrid, but not in the least nauseous. It is soluble both in water and in alcohol. It is not affected by any heat below the boiling point; and above that temperature, it does not melt, but swells, blackens, and is decomposed into water, carbonic acid, a little oil, and acetic acid. 4. It is not acted on by sulphuric acid in a diluted state, but ...

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 ...

Google previewThe London Medical Record (1875)

by Ernest Abraham Hart

Emetin is a very toxic substance ; it kills animals in two ways, sometimes by the prostration of the nervous system which it causes, sometimes, when given in small doses, by the intense enteritis which it brings on. Two hypotheses may explain the favourable action of ipecacuanha in diarrhoea ...

Google previewThe London Medical Record0 (1875)

A Review of the Progress of Medicine, Surgery, Obstetrics and the Allied Sciences

Emetin is a very toxic substance; it kills animals in two ways, sometimes by the prostration of the nervous system which it causes, sometimes, when given in small doses, by the intense enteritis which it brings on. Two hypotheses may explain the favourable action of ipecacuanha in diarrhoea; ...

Google previewThe London Medical Record A Review of the Progress of Medicine, Surgery, Obsterics, and the Allied Sciences (1875)

Emetin is a very toxic substance ; it kills animals in two ways, sometimes by the prostration of the nervous system which it causes, sometimes, when Pren in small doses, by the intense enteritis which it brings on. Two hypotheses may explain the favourable action of ipecacuanha in diarrhoea ; ether a constrictor action on the vessels which "ould diminish the abundance of the secretions, or a substitutive action resulting from the inflammation 01 the mucous membrane. There is, however ...

Google previewThe Cyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and Literature (1819)

by Abraham Rees

- EMETIN, in Chemistry, a name given by MM. Majendie and Pelletier to a substance extracted by them from ipecacuanha, and so called because it constitutes the principle to which that root owes its emetic qualities. Emetin may be obtained by digesting ipecacuanha in sulphuric ether, and afterwards in .# The alcoholic solution is then to be evaporated to dryness, redissolved in water, and acetate of lead dropped into the solution ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Chemistry and the Allied Branches of Other Sciences (1875)

In an ash-grey variety, Pelletier found 9 per cent, fatty matter, 12 emetin, and 79 starch, gum, and woody fibre. Another sort of ipecacuanha is obtained from the Paychotria emetica. This kind contains only 9 per cent, emetin ; and the undulated or amylaceous ipecacuanha, the produce of Bichardsonia scabra, contains only 6 per cent emetin, with 92 per cent. starch. Besides these ...

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

Emetin is employed in medicine. Emetic Tartar. (Antimonium tartarizatum.) It is obtained by boiling the fusible oxide of antimony with the super-tartrate of potassa ; the excess of tartaric acid dissolves the oxide, and a triple salt is obtained by crystallization. Emplatre. A name given to a mixture of- the mar- garate and oleate of lead. See Margarales, Oleates. and Saponification. Eprouvettes. These are small bell-glasses, or large tubes closed at one end, chiefly used for collecting gas and ...

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 current of sulphu retted hydrogen gas. Sulphuret of lead falls to the bottom, and the cimetin remains in solution. By evaporating the water, this substance is obtained pure. Emetin forms transparent brownish-red scales. It has no smell, but a bitter ...

Google previewPharmaceutical Lexicon: a dictionary of pharmaceutical science, etc (1873)

by H. V. SWERINGEN

Mix together EMETIN. Soo Emetia. EM ETINUM IMPUR. U.M. (Emelin An impure emetic principle, obtained from ipecacuanha by exhausting an alcoholic extract of the root with water, neutralizing with carbonate of magnesia, and evaporating the filtrate. EM ETO-CATH ARTIC. A medicine that produces vomiting and purging at the same time. EMMEN AGOGU E. A medicine that promotes the menstrual discharge. EMOLLIENT. An external application to allay ...

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 termed ...

Google previewPhreno-mnemotechnic Dictionary (1844)

Being a Philosophical Classification of All the Homophonic Words of the English Language : Containing Also Separate Classifications of Geographical, Mythological, Biographical, Scientific, and Technical Homophonic Words, to be Used in the Application of the Phreno-mnemotechnic Principles by Francis Fauvel-Gouraud

* 312—Emetin, mothen, hema. tin, medin, maiden, madona, madden, matin, hemitone, mutine, mutiny, midden, mutton, mitten, madonna. * 313— Medium, madam.

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