regurgitation

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

Definition of regurgitation

  1. :  an act of regurgitating: such asa :  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

1601

First Known Use of regurgitation

1601


Medical Dictionary

regurgitation

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

Medical Definition of regurgitation

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



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