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sternutation

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noun ster·nu·ta·tion \ˌstər-nyə-ˈtā-shən\

Definition of sternutation

  1. :  the act or noise of sneezing



Origin of sternutation

Middle English sternutacion, from Latin sternutation-, sternutatio, from sternutare to sneeze, frequentative of sternuere to sneeze; akin to Greek ptarnysthai to sneeze


First Known Use: 15th century


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sternutation

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noun ster·nu·ta·tion \ˌstər-nyə-ˈtā-shən\

Medical Definition of sternutation

  1. :  the act, fact, or noise of sneezing




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