backflow

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painful burning sensation in the chest caused by gastroesophageal reflux (backflow from the stomach irritating the esophagus); symptomatic of an ulcer or a diaphragmatic hernia or other disorder heartburn , pyrosis
backflow of blood through a defective heart valve regurgitation
valve with three cusps; situated between the right atrium and the right ventricle; allows blood to pass from atrium to ventricle and closes to prevent backflow when the ventricle contracts right atrioventricular valve , tricuspid valve
backflow of urine from the ureter into the renal pelvis ureterorenal reflux
backflow of urine from the bladder into the ureter vesicoureteral reflux
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