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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.


1. the process of belching.
2. that which is regurgitated in belching.
See also: Bodily Functions
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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


n (hum)Aufstoßen nt; an eructationein Rülpser m (inf)


n. eructación, eructo, acto de producir gas estomacal.
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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.
In ruminants, the esophagus is responsible for the transport of liquids and solids from mouth to stomach, for eructation and for regurgitation of the bolus for rumination (SPILLMANN, 2007).
Choke is an acute condition, because it prohibits the eructation of ruminal gases leading to severe free gas bloat which may be life threatening if not relieved in time (Prakash et al.
This hydrogen is removed by reducing CO2 into CH4 which is eventually emitted by eructation (Ungerfeld, 2015).
His eructation was a source of infinite amusement to us immature lads, especially when he did it in situations in which it was inappropriate (though, to be honest, I struggle to think of any situation in which burping is the right and proper course of action).
The 80-95 per cent CH4 generated during ruminant's digestive process is mainly expelled via eructation through the mouth and nose.
In addition, a positive and significant relationship was observed between the number of cattle and success and the variable of animal farming experience and eructation don't have any relationship with the success of range management projects.
Lycopodium is associated with a lack of muscular tone, eructation, bloating, flatulence, ineffectual urging, small, hard stools that are difficult to pass and after being passed are often followed by a feeling of incomplete evacuation.
At the scene when Gertrude and Claudius have colluded to poison Hamlet, at Hamlet's swallowing the contents of the glass of wine, she is so ruthlessly possessed with the eructation of the cry that she cannot bring her crying to a halt or throttle it.
Adverse events with a potential causal relationship to Silexan were nausea, eructation, and dyspepsia.