vomit

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

Synonyms:
disgorgement, emesis, regurgitation, 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

n the matter ejected in vomiting

Synonyms:
barf, puke, vomitus
Type of:
body waste, excrement, excreta, excretion, excretory product
waste matter (as urine or sweat but especially feces) discharged from the body

n a medicine that induces nausea and vomiting

Synonyms:
emetic, nauseant, vomitive
Types:
ipecac
a medicinal drug used to evoke vomiting (especially in cases of drug overdose or poisoning)
dry mustard, powdered mustard
a substance such that one to three tablespoons dissolved in a glass of warm water is a homemade emetic
Type of:
curative, cure, remedy, therapeutic
a medicine or therapy that cures disease or relieve pain

v eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth

“After drinking too much, the students vomited
Synonyms:
barf, be sick, chuck, disgorge, throw up, vomit up
Antonyms:
keep down
manage not to throw up
Type of:
egest, eliminate, excrete, pass
eliminate from the body

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