regurgitation

noun re·gur·gi·ta·tion \ (ˌ)rē-ˌgər-jə-ˈtā-shən \

Definition of regurgitation

:an act of regurgitating: such 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

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First Known Use of regurgitation

1601


Medical Dictionary

regurgitation

noun re·gur·gi·ta·tion \ (ˌ)rē-ˌgər-jə-ˈtā-shən \

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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