(re-gur″jĭ-ta´shәn) a backward flowing; see also backflow and reflux. movement of undigested or partially digested food upward through the esophagus; see also vomiting and rumination.
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• (n.) The act of flowing or pouring back by the orifice of entrance • (n.) The act of swallowing again; reabsorption. • (n.) the reversal of the natural direction in which the current or contents flow through a tube or cavity of the body.
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(from the article `owl`) ...A variety of owls may depend on a single prey species when it becomes exceptionally abundant. Prey is generally swallowed whole, and indigestible ... ...young, called squabs, beg for food by pushing at the parent`s breast, at the same time emitting a squeaky hunger note. ...
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(re- + L. gurgitare to flood) a backward flowing, as the casting up of undigested food, or the backward flowing of blood into the heart, or between the chambers of the heart when a valve is incompetent.
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Regurgitation, Regurgiate or Regurgitate can refer to: ...
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- backflow of blood through a defective heart valve
- the reflex act of ejecting the contents of the stomach through the mouth
Type: Term Pronunciation: rē-gŭr′ji-tā′shŭn Definitions: 1. A backward flow, as of blood through an incompetent valve of the heart. 2. The return of gas or small amounts of food from the stomach.
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Involuntary return of undigested food to the mouth after swallowing; differs from vomiting in that it is a passive process (i.e., unaccompanied by the reflex, propulsive movements characteristic of vomiting).
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[disambiguation] == Licensing: == ...
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1) Backflow 2) Backflowing
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