Definition of Nauseant

1. Noun. A medicine that induces nausea and vomiting.

Exact synonyms: Emetic, Vomit, Vomitive
Specialized synonyms: Ipecac, Dry Mustard, Powdered Mustard
Generic synonyms: Curative, Cure, Remedy, Therapeutic
Derivative terms: Nauseate, Vomit



Definition of Nauseant

1. n. A substance which produces nausea.

Definition of Nauseant

1. Noun. (medicine) A substance which produces nausea. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Nauseant

1. an agent that induces nausea [n -S]

Medical Definition of Nauseant

1. A substance which produces nausea. Origin: L. Nauseans, p.pr. Of nauseare. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nauseant

naujakasite
naumachia
naumachiae
naumachias
naumachies
naumachy
naunt
naunts
naupathia
nauplial
nauplii
nauplius
nauscopy
nausea
nausea gravidarum
nauseant (current term)
nauseants
nauseas
nauseate
nauseated
nauseates
nauseatic
nauseating
nauseatingly
nauseatingness
nauseation
nauseations
nauseative
nauseous
nauseously

Literary usage of Nauseant

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1. Practical therapeutics by Edward John Waring (1866)
"In doses from gr. ij—v every half hour, it proves nauseant, diaphoretic, ... Ix ; as a nauseant and diaphoretic, gr. ij—gr. v. 631. Therapeutic Uses. ..."

2. A Manual of Pharmacology and Its Applications to Therapeutics and Toxicology by Torald Hermann Sollmann (1922)
"The nauseant action, and the increase of the salivary and bronchial secretion, ... As a nauseant it has advantages over all other metals, since the dose ..."

3. The Western Lancet by Leonides M. Lawson (1844)
"Again, a substance may possess very great properties as a nauseant, ... Necessarily this ran it be the case, from its character as a nauseant. ..."

4. The Gentleman's Magazine (1888)
"We are told that “as a nauseant” i to 3 grains of the former is sufficient; ... In smaller doses it acts as a nauseant Temperance would be greatly promoted ..."

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