vomiturition

vomiturition

[vom-i-choo-rish-uhn]
noun Medicine/Medical.
1.
ineffectual efforts to vomit.
2.
the vomiting of small amounts of matter.

Origin:
1835–45; < Latin vomit(us) past participle of vomere to discharge + -urition, probably extracted from micturition

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vomiturition (ˌvɒmɪtjʊˈrɪʃən)
 
n
the act of retching

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vomiturition vom·i·tu·ri·tion (vŏm'ĭ-chə-rĭsh'ən, -ĭ-tu-)
n.
Forceful attempts at vomiting without bringing up the contents of the stomach; retching. Also called dry vomiting.

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