Nausea is the urge to vomit. It can be brought by many causes including, systemic illnesses, such as influenza, medications, pain, and inner ear disease.
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An inclination to vomit. SYN: sicchasia (1). [L. fr. G. nausia, seasickness, fr. naus, ship]
- epidemic n. SYN: epidemic vomiting.
- n. gravidarum SYN: morning sickness.

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nau·sea 'nȯ-zē-ə, -sē-ə; 'nȯ-zhə, -shə n a stomach distress with distaste for food and an urge to vomit

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the feeling that one is about to vomit, as experienced in seasickness and in morning sickness of early pregnancy. Actual vomiting often occurs subsequently.

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nau·sea (nawґze-ə) [L., from Gr. nausia seasickness] a sensation of wanting to vomit, vaguely referred to the epigastrium and abdomen, and often culminating in vomiting.

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  • nausea — nauséa s. f. (sil. se a) Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  NAUSÉA s.f. (Liv.) Senzaţie de vomă; greaţă. [pron. se a. / cf. lat. nausea, fr. nausée]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 17.06.2005. Sursa: DN …   Dicționar Român

  • Nausea — steht für: in der Medizin für Übelkeit eine Musikband, siehe Nausea (Band) den Roman La nausée (Der Ekel) von Jean Paul Sartre Nausea ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Friedrich Nausea, eigentlich Friedrich Grau (1496–1552), katholischer… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • nausea — (n.) early 15c., vomiting, from L. nausea seasickness, from Ionic Gk. nausia (Attic nautia) seasickness, nausea, disgust, lit. ship sickness, from naus ship (see NAVAL (Cf. naval)). Despite its etymology, the word in English seems never to have… …   Etymology dictionary

  • náusea — (Del lat. nausĕa). 1. f. Gana de vomitar. U. m. en pl.) 2. Repugnancia o aversión que causa algo. U. m. en pl.) hasta la náusea. loc. adv. ad náuseam …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • naúsea — sensación que frecuentemente conduce al vómito, debida al mareo, inicio del embarazo, un dolor intenso, una tensión emocional, las enfermedades de la vesícula, las intoxicaciones alimentarias, fármacos y distintos enterovirus CIE 10 [véase… …   Diccionario médico

  • nausea — / nauzea/ s.f. [dal lat. nausea mal di mare , gr. nausía, var. ionica di nautía der. di nâus nave ]. 1. a. (med.) [stato di malessere caratterizzato da un senso di oppressione all epigastrio e da propensione al vomito] ▶◀ chinetosi, Ⓖ (fam.)… …   Enciclopedia Italiana

  • Nausea — Nau se*a (? or ?), n. [L., fr. Gr. ?, fr. nay^s ship. See {Nave} of a church, and cf. {Noise}.] Seasickness; hence, any similar sickness of the stomach accompanied with a propensity to vomit; qualm; squeamishness of the stomach; loathing. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Nausĕa [1] — Nausĕa (lat.), 1) die Seekrankheit; 2) Ekel …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Nausĕa [2] — Nausĕa, Friedrich, so v.w. Grau …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Nausĕa — (v. griech. naus, Schiff), eigentlich Seekrankheit, dann Ekel, Übelkeit, Brechreiz …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

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