Antacid vs Antiemetic - What's the difference?

antacid | antiemetic |


As nouns the difference between antacid and antiemetic

is that antacid is an agent that counteracts or neutralizes acidity, especially in the stomach while antiemetic is a drug that combats nausea and vomiting.

As adjectives the difference between antacid and antiemetic

is that antacid is counteracting or neutralizing acidity, especially in the stomach while antiemetic is that combats nausea and vomiting.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

antacid

Noun

(en noun)
  • An agent that counteracts or neutralizes acidity, especially in the stomach.
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Counteracting or neutralizing acidity, especially in the stomach.
  • antiemetic

    English

    Alternative forms

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    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • That combats nausea and vomiting
  • Antonyms

    * emetic

    Noun

    (wikipedia antiemetic) (en noun)
  • (medicine) A drug that combats nausea and vomiting
  • Antonyms

    * emetic