rumination

  1. a calm lengthy intent consideration
  2. regurgitation of small amounts of food; seen in some infants after feeding

rumination

[n] - (of ruminants) chewing (the cud) 2. [n] - regurgitation of small amounts of food
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Rumination

Rumination: 1. Regurgitating food after a meal and then swallowing and digesting some of it. Cattle and other ruminant animals have a four-chambered stomach for the rumination of food and so can chew their cud. Some people, particularly infants, engage in something similar by regurgitating food after a meal and then swallowing and digesting some of...
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Rumination

Ru`mi·na'tion noun [ Latin ruminatio : confer French rumination .] 1. The act or process of ruminating, or chewing the cud; the habit of chewing the cud. « Rumination is given to animals to enable them at once to lay up a great store of food, and afterward to chew it...
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rumination

1. The act or process of ruminating, or chewing the cud; the habit of chewing the cud. 'Rumination is given to animals to enable them at once to lay up a great store of food, and afterward to chew it.' (Arbuthnot) ... 2. The state of being disposed to ruminate or ponder; deliberate meditation or reflection. 'Retiring full of rumination sad.' (Thoms...
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rumination

noun regurgitation of small amounts of food; seen in some infants after feeding
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rumination

(roo″mĭ-na´shәn) in ruminants, the casting up of food out of the rumen and chewing of it a second time. in humans, the regurgitation of food after almost every meal, part of it being vomited and the rest swallowed; this is sometimes seen in infants (rumination disorder of infancy) and in i...
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Rumination

• (n.) The act or process of ruminating, or chewing the cud; the habit of chewing the cud. • (n.) The state of being disposed to ruminate or ponder; deliberate meditation or reflection. • (n.) The regurgitation of food from the stomach after it has been swallowed, -- occasionally observed as a morbid phenomenon in man.Rumination: wor...
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rumination

(from the article `artiodactyl`) ...the rumen is later regurgitated into the mouth and completely masticated, then swallowed again and passed to the reticulum, omasum, and abomasum. ...
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rumination

rumination 1. The act of pondering; meditation. 2. Persistent meditation on a subject, particularly thinking about and reviewing one's past. 3. The act, or process, of chewing cud. 4. In ruminants, the casting up of food out of the rumen and the chewing of it a second time. 5. The regurgitation of small amounts of food; as sometimes seen in som...
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Rumination

[psychology] Rumination is the compulsively focused attention on the symptoms of one`s distress, and on its possible causes and consequences, as opposed to its solutions. Rumination is similar to worry except rumination focuses on bad feelings and experiences from the past, whereas worry is concerned with potential bad events in the future....
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rumination

Type: Term Pronunciation: rū′mi-nā′shŭn Definitions: 1. The physiologic process in ruminant animals in which coarse, hastily eaten food is regurgitated from the rumen, thoroughly rechewed, reduced to finer particles, mixed with saliva, and reswallowed. 2. A disorder of infancy characterized by repeated regurgitation of fo...
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Rumination

Process of regurgitating food bolus to be rechewed and resalivated.
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RUMINATION

The process of regurgitating food to be re-chewed.
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RUMINATION

the process of regurgitating food to be rechewed.
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