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em•e•tine



Pronunciation: (em'i-tēn", -tin), [key]
n. Pharm.
a crystalline or white powdery substance, C29H40N2O4, the active principle of ipecac: used chiefly in the treatment of amebic dysentery and as an emetic and expectorant.

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