anacathartic

  n. & a. (drug) causing vomiting.

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  • Anacathartic — An a*ca*thar tic, a. [Gr. ?, fr. ? to cleanse upward, i. e., by vomiting; ? + ?. See {Cathartic}.] (Med.) Producing vomiting or expectoration. n. An anacathartic medicine; an expectorant or an emetic. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • anacathartic — anacatharˈtic noun and adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑anacatharsis …   Useful english dictionary

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