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re·gur·gi·tate

 (rē-gûr′jĭ-tāt′)
v. re·gur·gi·tat·ed, re·gur·gi·tat·ing, re·gur·gi·tates
v.intr.
v.tr.
1. To cause to pour back, especially to cast up (partially digested food).
2. To repeat (facts or other learned items) from memory with little reflection.
v.intr.
To rush or surge back.

[Medieval Latin regurgitāre, regurgitāt-, to overflow : Latin re-, re- + Late Latin gurgitāre, to engulf, flood (from Latin gurges, gurgit-, whirlpool).]

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

re•gur•gi•ta•tion

(rɪˌgɜr dʒɪˈteɪ ʃən)

n.
1. the act of regurgitating.
2. return of partly digested food from the stomach to the mouth.
3. the reflux of blood through defective heart valves.

re·gur·gi·ta·tion

(re·gur′gi·ta′tion)
1. The return of undigested food from the stomach to the mouth.
2. The food so returned.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.regurgitation - backflow of blood through a defective heart valve
backflow, backflowing - a flow that returns toward its source
2.regurgitation - recall after rote memorization; "he complained that school was just memorization and regurgitation"
recollection, reminiscence, recall - the process of remembering (especially the process of recovering information by mental effort); "he has total recall of the episode"
3.regurgitation - the reflex act of ejecting the contents of the stomach through the mouthregurgitation - the reflex act of ejecting the contents of the stomach through the mouth
ejection, forcing out, expulsion, projection - the act of expelling or projecting or ejecting
rumination - regurgitation of small amounts of food; seen in some infants after feeding
haematemesis, hematemesis - vomiting blood
hyperemesis - severe and excessive vomiting
Translations
تَقَيُّؤ، إرجاع الطعام من المَعِدَه
dávení
gylp
felöklendezésöklendezés
gubb, æla
vracanie
kusma

regurgitation

[rɪˈgɜːdʒɪˈteɪʃən] Nregurgitación f (fig) → reproducción f maquinal

regurgitation

nWiederhochbringen nt; (fig: of information, facts) → Wiederkäuen nt

regurgitate

(riˈgəːdʒiteit) verb
to bring back (food) into the mouth after it has been swallowed.
reˌgurgiˈtation noun

re·gur·gi·ta·tion

n. regurgitación.
1. acto de devolver o expulsar la comida de la boca;
2. flujo retrógrado de la sangre a través de una válvula defectuosa del corazón;
aortic ______ aórtica;
mitral ______ de la válvula mitral;
valvular ______ valvular.

regurgitation

n regurgitación f; aortic (mitral etc.) — regurgitación aórtica (mitral, etc.)