a preparation containing ipecac in a syrupy medium, used as an emetic.
noun 1. a spurge, Euphorbia ipecacuanhae, of the eastern U.S.
[ip-i-kak] /ˈɪp ɪˌkæk/ noun 1. the dried root of a shrubby South American plant, Cephaelis ipecacuanha, of the madder family. 2. the plant itself. 3. a drug consisting of the dried roots of this plant, used as an emetic, purgative, etc., and as the source of emetine. /ˌɪpɪˌkækjʊˈænə/ noun 1. a low-growing South American rubiaceous […]
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