Definition of Emetin
1. emetine [n -S] - See also: emetine
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Literary usage of Emetin
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1916)
"In using emetin in dysentery it is important to recall that if there is to be ... emetin seems specific in direct proportion to the acuteness of the attack. ..."
2. A Manual of Pharmacology and Its Applications to Therapeutics and Toxicology by Torald Hermann Sollmann (1922)
"On the abraded skin, i per cent, solution of emetin raises a wheal (Sollmann and Pilcher. 1916). Hypersensitive patients also react with urticaria to ..."
3. A System of Chemistry by Thomas Thomson (1817)
"Magendie and Pelletier, and called by them emetin, because it ... The lead was precipitated in the state of sulphuret, and the emetin dissolved in water. ..."
4. A System of Chemistry for the Use of Students of Medicine by Franklin Bache (1819)
"OF emetin. 1. emetin is the name given to the peculiar substance, emetin, ... A precipitate is thereby formed, composed of emetin and oxide of lead. ..."
5. The Annals of Philosophy by Richard Phillips, E W Brayley (1817)
"Acetic acid is one of the best solvents of emetin. Gallic acid, on the contrary, throws it down from its solution in water or alcohol, forming with it a ..."
6. System of Chemistry for the Use of Students of Medicine by Franklin Bache (1819)
"A precipitate is thereby formed, composed of emetin and oxide of lead. ... This acid gas throws down the lead, and the disengaged emetin dissolves in the ..."
7. Annals of Philosophy, Or, Magazine of Chemistry, Mineralogy, Mechanics by Thomas Thomson (1817)
"emetin. emetin may be obtained by the following process :—Digest ... The yellowish red matter thus obtained is emetin in a state of tolerable purity. ..."
8. Diseases of the digestive organs: With Special Reference to Their Diagnosis by Charles Dettie Aaron (1921)
"Hemorrhagic gastroenteritis has been produced experimentally with emetin by a number ... It may be difficult to recognize emetin diarrhea in the course of ..."