IPECAC MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Ipecac Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) An abbreviation of Ipecacuanha, and in more frequent use.


• Ipecacuanha Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) The root of a Brazilian rubiaceous herb (Cephaelis Ipecacuanha), largely employed as an emetic; also, the plant itself; also, a medicinal extract of the root. Many other plants are used as a substitutes; among them are the black or Peruvian ipecac (Psychotria emetica), the white ipecac (Ionidium Ipecacuanha), the bastard or wild ipecac (Asclepias Curassavica), and the undulated ipecac (Richardsonia scabra).


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