regurgitation

  1. backflow of blood through a defective heart valve
  2. the reflex act of ejecting the contents of the stomach through the mouth

Regurgitation

Regurgitation or regurgitate can refer to: ...
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Regurgitation

• (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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regurgitation

<cardiology, gastroenterology> 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. ... Origin: L. Gurgitare = to flood ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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regurgitation

(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. They insert their bills in ... [2 r...
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regurgitation

(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

(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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regurgitation

noun recall after rote memorization; `he complained that school was just memorization and regurgitation`
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Regurgitation

[circulation] Regurgitation (insufficiency) is blood flow in the opposite direction from normal, as the backward flowing of blood into the heart or between heart chambers. Can be categorized by: ==Related pages== ...
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Regurgitation

[digestion] Regurgitation is the expulsion of material from the pharynx, or esophagus, usually characterized by the presence of undigested food or blood. Regurgitation is used by a number of species to feed their young. This is typically in circumstances where the young are at a fixed location and a parent must forage or hunt for food, espe...
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Regurgitation

Re·gur`gi·ta'tion noun [ Confer French régurgitation .] 1. The act of flowing or pouring back by the orifice of entrance ; specifically (Medicine) , the reversal of the natural direction in which the current or contents flow through a tube or cavity of the body. Quain.
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Regurgitation

Back-flow of blood through an insufficient valve. (For example, mitral valve regurgitation.).
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Regurgitation

Backward flow of blood through a defective heart valve.
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regurgitation

Backward movement of food from the esophagus out the mouth.
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regurgitation

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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Regurgitation

Regurgitation: A backward flowing. For example, of food. Or the sloshing of blood back into the heart (or between chambers of the heart) when a heart valve is incompetent and does not close effectively.
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Regurgitation

the backflow of fluid; can refer to food and drink flowing back up from the stomach into the mouth or blood flowing back into the heart through a defective heart valve
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regurgitation

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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regurgitation

[n] - backflow of blood through a defective heart valve 2. [n] - recall after rote memorization
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