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Meaning of "ipecac" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF IPECAC

ipecac  [ˈɪpɪˌkæk] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF IPECAC

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Ipecac is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES IPECAC MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Syrup of ipecac

Syrup of ipecac /ˈɪpɨkæk/, commonly referred to as ipecac, is derived from the dried rhizome and roots of the ipecacuanha. It is typically used to induce vomiting, which it accomplishes by irritating the lining of the stomach and by stimulating part of the brain called the medullary chemoreceptor trigger zone.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH IPECAC


cack
kæk

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE IPECAC

ipecacuanha
Iphigenia
iPhone
IPL
IPO
iPod
iPod generation
iPodder
Ipoh
ipomoea
ippon
ipratropium
iprindole
iproniazid
Ipsambul
ipse dixit
ipselateral
ipsilateral
ipsilaterally

WORDS THAT END LIKE IPECAC

ac
almanac
bac
cardiac
Cognac
cul-de-sac
Isaac
Kerouac
lac
lilac
mac
maniac
nymphomaniac
Potomac
sac
sign of the zodiac
Syriac
tarmac
vac
zodiac

Synonyms and antonyms of ipecac in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «ipecac» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF IPECAC

Find out the translation of ipecac to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of ipecac from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «ipecac» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

吐根
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

ipecacuana
570 millions of speakers

English

ipecac
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

ipecac
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

عرق الذهب
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

ипекакуана
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

ipeca
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ipecac
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

ipéca
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Ipecac
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Ipecacuanha
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

トコン
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

토근
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ipecac
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

ipecac
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

வாந்தியெடுக்கவைக்கும்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

Ipecac
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

altınkökü
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

ipecac
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

ipecac
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

іпекакуана
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

ipeca
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ipecac
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Ipecac
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

ipecac
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Ipecac
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of ipecac

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «IPECAC»

The term «ipecac» is normally little used and occupies the 122.644 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «IPECAC» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about ipecac

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «IPECAC»

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1
Drug Therapy in Nursing
It is hypothesized that olanzapine decreases nausea and vomiting because of its antagonism of D. receptors and its blockade of 5-HT5 receptors. Olanzapine is also discussed in Chapter 20. Syrup of Ipecac Syrup of ipecac is an emetic drug,  ...
Diane S. Aschenbrenner, Samantha J. Venable, 2009
2
Medicinal Plants
Ipecac (Cephaelis ipecacuanha F. Rubiaceae) The drug ipecac or ipecacuanha is the dried root of Cephaelis ipecacuanlia. Ipecacuanha is the Portuguese name derived from Brazilian-Indian Tpe-kas- guona' meaning a creeping plant ...
Alice Kurian, M. Asha Sankar, 2007
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Nurse's Drug 2009
Don't give ipecac after ingestion of petroleum distillates, such as gasoline, or caustic substances (to avoid further injury to esophagus). •If activated charcoal also will be given, expect to do so after patient vomits or 30 minutes after second dose ...
Jones and Bartlett Publishers, 2008
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Family Medicine: Principles and Practice
... water] not use ipecac fluid extract Activated All 1-2 g/kg Single dose (most substances); If ipecac used, should wait charcoal (initial dose) repeat (1 g/kg q4h ) until until ipecac-induced (Liqui-Char, charcoal stool: for theophylline, emesis stops ...
A.K. David, S.A. Fields, D.M. Phillips, 2013
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Principles Of Clinical Toxicology, Third Edition
Syrup of Ipecac Use of ipecac was first mentioned in the Natural History of Brazil ( 1648). Ipecac root was brought to Europe in 1672 as a "cure" for dysentery. Its popularity was limited because recommended doses were excessive and caused  ...
Thomas A Gossel, 1994
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2010 Nurse's Drug Handbook
Ipecac Syrup Class and Category Chemical class: Cephaelis acuminata or Cephaelis ipecacuanha derivative Therapeutic class: Emetic Pregnancy category : C Indications and Dosages ® To induce vomiting after drug overdose and certain ...
& Bartlett Jones, Jones and Bartlett Publishers, 2009
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First Aid, CPR, and AED
Syrup of Ipecac No Longer Recommended Since 1965, syrup of ipecac had been recommended by poison centers and physicians for most swallowed poisons. When taken by mouth, it can induce vomiting. In November 2003, the American ...
Alton L. Thygerson, Benjamin Gulli, Jon R. Krohmer, 2007
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Medicinal Plants Cultivation & Their Uses
Efforts were made to search for some suitable substitutes for Ipecac. The plants which were searched from different parts of the worlds are : Naregamia alata ( Goanese ipecac), Gilleria stipulaceae (American ipecac), Euphorbia ipecacuanha ...
H. Panda, 2002
9
Lectures on Materia Medica
When Ipecac. does its best work, there is thirstlessness. With the Ipecac. fever, or with the chill, there is likely to be pain in the back of the head, a bruised pain through the head and back of the neck and sometimes down the back, and drawing ...
James Tyler Kent, 2002
10
Pharmacology for the Prehospital Professional
IPECAC. AND. ACTIVATED. CHARCOAL. The objectives of any emergency provider caring for a poisoning victim are simple and straightforward. The initial priorities are the same as those in all emergencies: patency of the airway, adequate ...
Jeffrey Guy, 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «IPECAC»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term ipecac is used in the context of the following news items.
1
A Submission to Iran's Ambitions - WSJ
Here's the ipecac of the deal: The agreement will allow for U.N. inspectors to pursue visits to Iranian military sites. However, access isn't ... «Wall Street Journal, Jul 15»
2
Song Premiere: Le Butcherettes, 'Shave The Pride'
A Raw Youth is out September 18 on Ipecac Recordings. Le Butcherettes are on tour with The Melvins now. LANGUAGE ADVISORY: This song ... «WPSU, Jul 15»
3
Let Them Blog - Slate Magazine
... psychologists discovered that young women were abusing syrup of ipecac, an over-the-counter drug designed to induce vomiting in the case ... «Slate Magazine, Jul 15»
4
Mark Lanegan Announces New Album Houston (Publishing Demos …
The new album will be released via Ipecac Recordings. The album represents a unique stage of Lanegan's solo work as his time with the ... «mxdwn.com, Jul 15»
5
Mark Lanegan Gathers Up Rarities for 'Houston'
The aptly named Houston (Publishing Demos 2002) will see the light of day August 21 through Ipecac. A press release explains that the ... «Exclaim!, Jul 15»
6
FAITH NO MORE Wanted To Avoid Major-Label Pressure On 'Sol …
... Reclamation Recordings, which is distributed by Ipecac Recordings, also landed at No. 2 in Australia, No. 4 in Germany and No. 6 in the U.K.. «BLABBERMOUTH.NET, Jul 15»
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Photos: Melvins & Le Butcherettes rocked a sold-out Santos Party …
The gang have a third album coming out on September 19 via Ipecac Recordings titled A Raw Youth, which was produced by ex-The Mars ... «Next Mosh, Jul 15»
8
Health Beat with Dr. Alicia Arnold: First Aid Kits save lives
She adds, "Syrup of ipecac was recommended for many years and parents or grandparents may still have some around their homes. It used to ... «WEAU, Jul 15»
9
Proto-grunge gods the Melvins return to Exit/In on the heels of …
Last month, Ipecac Recordings paired two uniquely obscure releases onto a one-disc reissue: 2012's The Bulls and the Bees EP (originally ... «Nashville Scene, Jul 15»
10
Sexism and Its Inevitable Backlash
Not to put too fine a point on it, the Daily Mail is to journalism what ipecac is to digestion. Also, a perusal of links to their articles running down ... «Slate Magazine, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Ipecac [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/ipecac>. Mar 2020 ».
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