Words at Play : Top 10 Strange Words for Body Functions

#5: Emesis

Background:

This is one source of that great poetic outflow of words and phrases ("technicolor yawn," etc.) created to describe this event. The Greek root is merely emein, which is not nearly as inspired as borborygmus, the previous word in this list.

Simply Put:

Vomiting

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July 04, 2015
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