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Regurgitation   Listen
noun
Regurgitation  n.  
1.
The act of flowing or pouring back by the orifice of entrance; specifically (Med.), The reversal of the natural direction in which the current or contents flow through a tube or cavity of the body.
2.
The act of swallowing again; reabsorption.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Regurgitation" Quotes from Famous Books



... are checked; the animal becomes hide-bound, and the milk goes off. Appetite and rumination are suspended; the pulse becomes extremely feeble and frequent, though—as in all debilitating, or anaemic, disorders—the heart's action is loud and strong, with a decided venous pulse, or apparent regurgitation, in the ...
— Cattle and Their Diseases • Robert Jennings



Words linked to "Regurgitation" :   regurgitate, hematemesis, recall, forcing out, vomiting, innate reflex, vomit, reflex response, instinctive reflex, puking, backflowing, inborn reflex, recollection, backflow, expulsion, reminiscence, physiological reaction, haematemesis, emesis, unconditioned reflex, reflex, ejection, hyperemesis, projection, rumination



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