Vomiting

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* Vomiting (vomition) can also be termed emesis

* Emesis is a neural reflex

* Vomition centers (bilateral) are located in the brain stem

* Vomition centers receive various afferent inputs

* Emetic drugs induce vomition

* Antiemetic drugs inhibit vomition

* Any material produced during vomiting is termed vomitus

* Vomitus tends to be malodorous

* Hematemesis means vomiting blood

* Non-productive emesis yields no vomitus

* Yellow vomitus suggests bile



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* Physiology of Vomiting

* Vomiting-Wikipedia

* Canine Vomiting