Emetic vs Tmetic - What's the difference?

emetic | tmetic |


As adjectives the difference between emetic and tmetic

is that emetic is (medicine) causing nausea and vomiting while tmetic is pertaining to tmesis.

As a noun emetic

is an agent that induces vomiting.

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

    tmetic

    English

    Adjective

    (-)
  • Pertaining to tmesis.
  • The tmetic cleavage of "absolutely" into "abso-bloody-lutely"...