disgorgement


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dis·gorge

 (dĭs-gôrj′)
v. dis·gorged, dis·gorg·ing, dis·gorg·es
v.tr.
1. To bring up and expel from the throat or stomach; vomit.
2. To discharge violently; spew.
3. To surrender (stolen goods or money, for example) unwillingly.
v.intr.
To discharge or pour forth contents.

[Middle English disgorgen, from Old French desgorger : des-, dis- + gorger, to pack (from gorge, throat; see gorge).]

dis·gorge′ment n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.disgorgement - the reflex act of ejecting the contents of the stomach through the mouthdisgorgement - 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
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