Memetic vs Emetic - What's the difference?

memetic | emetic |


As adjectives the difference between memetic and emetic

is that memetic is of or pertaining to memes; pertaining to replication of concepts while emetic is (medicine) causing nausea and vomiting.

As a noun emetic is

an agent that induces vomiting.

memetic

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Of or pertaining to memes; pertaining to replication of concepts.
  • Derived terms

    * memetic algorithm * memetic engineering

    emetic

    English

    Alternative forms

    * emetick (obsolete)

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • (medicine) causing nausea and vomiting
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • an agent that induces vomiting
  • Synonyms

    * (an agent that induces vomiting) vomitive, vomitory