regurgitation


re·gur·gi·ta·tion

noun \(ˌ)rē-ˌgər-jə-ˈtā-shən\

Definition of REGURGITATION

:  an act of regurgitating: as
a :  the casting up of incompletely digested food (as by some birds in feeding their young)
b :  the backward flow of blood through a defective heart valve

First Known Use of REGURGITATION

1601

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re·gur·gi·ta·tion

noun \(ˌ)rē-ˌgər-jə-ˈtā-shən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of REGURGITATION

: an act of regurgitating; especially : the backward flow of blood through a defective heart valve—see aortic regurgitation

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