Gurgitation - definition of gurgitation by The Free Dictionary
A whirling or surging motion, as of water.
[Late Latin gurgitāre
, to engulf
(from Latin gurges, gurgit-
) + -ation
surging or swirling motion, esp of water
[C16: from Late Latin gurgitātus engulfed, from gurgitāre to engulf, from Latin gurges whirlpool]
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We retrospectively reviewed the grade of residual mitral re gurgitation
assigned following successful mitral valve repair ('mild' or less residual re gurgitation
) by intraoperative transoesophageal echocardiography and compared it to the observed grade of mitral regurgitation seen at follow-up transthoracic echocardiography.