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tr. & intr.v. e·ruct·ed, e·ruct·ing, e·ructs
To belch.

[Latin ērūctāre : ē-, ex-, ex- + rūctāre, to belch; see reug- in Indo-European roots.]

e·ruc·ta′tion (ĭ-rŭk-tā′shən, ē′rŭk-) adj.
e·ruc′ta·tive (ĭ-rŭk′tə-tĭv) adj.
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1. the process of belching.
2. that which is regurgitated in belching.
See also: Bodily Functions
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.eructation - (of volcanos) pouring out fumes or lava (or a deposit so formed)
volcano, vent - a fissure in the earth's crust (or in the surface of some other planet) through which molten lava and gases erupt
activeness, activity, action - the state of being active; "his sphere of activity"; "he is out of action"
2.eructation - a reflex that expels gas noisily from the stomach through the moutheructation - a reflex that expels gas noisily from the stomach through the mouth
ejection, forcing out, expulsion, projection - the act of expelling or projecting or ejecting
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n (hum)Aufstoßen nt; an eructationein Rülpser m (inf)
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n. eructación, eructo, acto de producir gas estomacal.
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The delayed gastric emptying is associated with eructation and regurgitation (14, 15), which might be disturbing, in particular, for older patients.
The most common adverse reactions in clinical trials were eructation, abdominal pain, constipation, dizziness, rhinitis, back pain, and rash in adults; and nasopharyngitis, headache, abdominal pain, dizziness, sinusitis, rash, cough, and diarrhea in pediatrics.
Chewing activities and oesophageal motility during feed intake, rumination and eructation in camels.
She said that eructation of patients and their families on signs and symptoms of hypo and hyperglycemia, blood glucose monitoring, meal planning, physical activity and medication administration must be done before Ramazan.
(1) The symptoms commonly associated with indigestion include abdominal distension, dyspepsia (sometimes used as a synonym for indigestion), eructation and flatulence.
In rumen, gas was produced due to fermentation but eructation did not occur due to obstruction of foreign or indigestible materials which was the main cause of acute bloat and animal was unable to stand.
Eructation (belching) occurred in 7% of patients in a pediatric study.
A 30-year-old man was admitted to Kunming General Hospital of Chengdu Military Command on December 31, 2016, with abdominal distension, anepithymia, sour regurgitation, and eructation after drinking 300 ml of Maca medicinal liquor containing 50% (V/V) alcohol on one occasion 10 days ago.
Feculent vomiting and foul-smelling eructation are characteristic, whereas weight loss, abdominal pain, and diarrhea are uncharacteristic symptoms of the disease (3).
While chicken, pigs, fish and other omnivore animals provoke GHG emissions (mainly C[H.sub.4], [N.sub.2]O; and N[H.sub.3]) when their liquid and solid excretions decompose anaerobically, ruminants cause direct methane emissions through flatulence and burps (eructation).
The gum-chewing group experienced increased incidence of bloating, indigestion, and eructation (13%, n=5) while the control group experienced these symptoms to a lesser degree (2%, n=1).
The AEQ contained 13 questions (diarrhea, dysgeusia, nausea, anorexia, abdominal pain, heartburn, urticaria, headache, abdominal fullness, eructation, vomiting, fatigue, and others), and patients selected from among the following subjective responses: none (AEQ 0), weak (AEQ 1), moderate (AEQ 2), or strong (AEQ 3).