Hyperemesis



[em-uh-sis] /ˈɛm ə sɪs/

noun, Pathology.
1.
.
/ˈɛmɪsɪs/
noun
1.
the technical name for vomiting See vomit
n.

“action of vomiting,” 1875, medical Latin, from Greek emesis, from emein “to vomit” (see emetic).

hyperemesis hy·per·em·e·sis (hī’pər-ěm’ĭ-sĭs)
n.
Excessive vomiting.
hy’per·e·met’ic (-ĭ-mět’ĭk) adj.

emesis em·e·sis (ěm’ĭ-sĭs)
n. pl. em·e·ses (-sēz’)
The act or process of vomiting.

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