Emetic vs Expectorants - What's the difference?

emetic | expectorants |


As nouns the difference between emetic and expectorants

is that emetic is an agent that induces vomiting while expectorants is .

As an adjective emetic

is (medicine) causing nausea and vomiting.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

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

    expectorants

    English

    Noun

    (head)