projectile vomiting


projectile vom·it·ing

noun \-ˈvä-mə-tiŋ\

Definition of PROJECTILE VOMITING

:  vomiting that is sudden and so vigorous that the vomitus is forcefully projected to a distance

First Known Use of PROJECTILE VOMITING

1862

pro·jec·tile vomiting

noun \prə-ˈjek-təl-, -ˌtīl-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PROJECTILE VOMITING

: vomiting that is sudden, usually without nausea, and so vigorous that the vomit is forcefully projected to a distance

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