emetology


emetology
study of vomiting

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • emetology — Med. (ɛmɪˈtɒlədʒɪ) [f. Gr. ἔµετο ς vomiting + logy.] ‘The doctrine of, or a treatise of, vomiting and emetics’ (Syd. Soc. Lex.). in Craig; and in mod. Dicts …   Useful english dictionary

  • emetology — noun The study of the causes of emesis, i.e., vomiting, usually sub specialities of gastroenterology or neurology …   Wiktionary

  • List of sciences ending in -logy — The sciences in the following list have names formed with the suffix logy . Words ending in logy which are not sciences can be found in the list of non sciences ending in logy. A*Acarology, the study of ticks and mites *Actinobiology, the study… …   Wikipedia

  • Emetophobia — An abnormal and persistent fear of vomiting. Sufferers of emetophobia experience undue anxiety even though they realize their fear is irrational. They usually are especially worried about vomiting in public and embarrassing themselves.… …   Medical dictionary

  • Fear of vomiting — An abnormal and persistent fear of vomiting. Sufferers of this fear experience undue anxiety even though they realize their fear is irrational. They usually are especially worried about vomiting in public and embarrassing themselves. Consequently …   Medical dictionary

  • Sciences and Studies — This list defines 633 sciences, arts and studies of various degrees of respectability and rarity, ranging from the common and esteemed (chemistry) to the obscure and quirky (peristerophily). Over the past century, the range and scope of… …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • emesis —   n. vomiting.    ♦ emetic, n. & a. (substance) causing vomiting.    ♦ emetology, n. study of emetics and their action …   Dictionary of difficult words


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