Meaning of ipecac
Pronunciation: (ip'i-kak"), [key]
- the dried root of a shrubby South American plant, Cephaelis ipecacuanha, of the madder family.
- the plant itself.
- a drug consisting of the dried roots of this plant, used as an emetic, purgative, etc., and as the source of emetine.
- ipecac (Thesaurus)