black vomit


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black vomit

n.
1. Dark vomit consisting of digested blood and gastric contents.
2. Severe yellow fever with symptomatic regurgitation of dark vomited matter.
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black vomit

n
1. (Pathology) vomit containing blood, often a manifestation of disease, such as yellow fever
2. (Pathology) informal yellow fever
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Noun1.black vomit - caused by a flavivirus transmitted by a mosquitoblack vomit - caused by a flavivirus transmitted by a mosquito
infectious disease - a disease transmitted only by a specific kind of contact
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