projectile vomiting

noun
projectile vom·​it·​ing | \ -ˈvä-mə-tiŋ How to pronounce projectile vomiting (audio) \

Definition of projectile vomiting

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

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1850, in the meaning defined above

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projectile vomiting

noun
pro·​jec·​tile vomiting | \ prə-ˈjek-tᵊl-, -ˌtīl- How to pronounce projectile vomiting (audio) \

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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