ingurgitation


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in·gur·gi·tate

 (ĭn-gûr′jĭ-tāt′)
tr.v. in·gur·gi·tat·ed, in·gur·gi·tat·ing, in·gur·gi·tates
To swallow greedily or in excessive amounts; gulp.

[Latin ingurgitāre, ingurgitāt- : in-, in; see in-2 + gurges, gurgit-, throat, whirlpool.]

in·gur′gi·ta′tion n.
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In a statement to the Sudan News Agency, Prince Naif said his current visit to the Sudan witnessed the ingurgitation of the Remit Exchange and Financial Transfers Company in Khartoum, an event honored by the Assistant of the President of the Republic, Gen Abdul Rahaman Sadiq el Mahdi.
Dice Bacon en The Advancement of Learning: "Despues que su enfermedad se juzgo desesperada, [Epicuro] anego su estomago y sus sentidos con un gran trago e inundacion de vino" (after his disease was judged desperate, he drowned his stomach and senses with a large draught and ingurgitation of wine).
In the neurological examination, there was evidence of right eye lateral rectus muscle discrete palsy and the fundoscopy revealed retinal venous ingurgitation.