emesis

Definitions of emesis
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n the reflex act of ejecting the contents of the stomach through the mouth

Synonyms:
disgorgement, regurgitation, vomit, vomiting
Types:
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rumination
regurgitation of small amounts of food; seen in some infants after feeding
haematemesis, hematemesis
vomiting blood
hyperemesis
severe and excessive vomiting
hyperemesis gravidarum
hyperemesis during pregnancy; if severe it can result in damage to the brain and liver and kidney
Type of:
ejection, expulsion, forcing out, projection
the act of expelling or projecting or ejecting
inborn reflex, innate reflex, instinctive reflex, physiological reaction, reflex, reflex action, reflex response, unconditioned reflex
an automatic instinctive unlearned reaction to a stimulus

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