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regurgitate

[ri-gur-ji-teyt] /rɪˈgɜr dʒɪˌteɪt/
verb (used without object), regurgitated, regurgitating.
1.
to surge or rush back, as liquids, gases, undigested food, etc.
verb (used with object), regurgitated, regurgitating.
2.
to cause to surge or rush back; vomit.
3.
to give back or repeat, especially something not fully understood or assimilated:
to regurgitate the teacher's lectures on the exam.
Origin
1645-1655
1645-55; < Medieval Latin regurgitātus (past participle of regurgitāre), equivalent to re- re- + gurgit-, stem of gurges whirlpool, flood, stream + -ātus -ate1
Related forms
regurgitant
[ri-gur-ji-tuh nt] /rɪˈgɜr dʒɪ tənt/ (Show IPA),
noun
unregurgitated, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for un regurgitated

regurgitate

/rɪˈɡɜːdʒɪˌteɪt/
verb
1.
to vomit forth (partially digested food)
2.
(of some birds and certain other animals) to bring back to the mouth (undigested or partly digested food with which to feed the young)
3.
(intransitive) to be cast up or out, esp from the mouth
4.
(intransitive) (med) (of blood) to flow backwards, in a direction opposite to the normal one, esp through a defective heart valve
Derived Forms
regurgitant, noun, adjective
regurgitation, noun
Word Origin
C17: from Medieval Latin regurgitāre, from re- + gurgitāre to flood, from Latin gurges gulf, whirlpool
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Word Origin and History for un regurgitated

regurgitate

v.

1640s (intransitive), 1753 (transitive), back formation from regurgitation, or else from Medieval Latin regurgitatus, past participle of regurgitare. Meaning "to vomit" first attested 1753. Related: Regurgitated; regurgitating.

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un regurgitated in Medicine

regurgitate re·gur·gi·tate (rē-gûr'jĭ-tāt')
v. re·gur·gi·tat·ed, re·gur·gi·tat·ing, re·gur·gi·tates

  1. To rush or surge back.

  2. To cause to pour back, especially to cast up partially digested food.


re·gur'gi·tant (-tənt) adj.
re·gur'gi·ta'tion n.
re·gur'gi·ta'tive adj.
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