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regurgitation (n.)

c. 1600, "act of pouring or rushing back," chiefly medical (of blood, digestive fluid, etc.), from Medieval Latin regurgitationem (nominative regurgitatio), noun of action from past-participle stem of regurgitare "to overflow," from re- "back" (see re-) + Late Latin gurgitare "engulf, flood" (found in Latin ingurgitare "to pour in"), from gurges "whirlpool, gorge, abyss" (see gurges).

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Definitions of regurgitation

regurgitation (n.)
backflow of blood through a defective heart valve;
regurgitation (n.)
recall after rote memorization;
he complained that school was just memorization and regurgitation
regurgitation (n.)
the reflex act of ejecting the contents of the stomach through the mouth;
Synonyms: vomit / vomiting / emesis / disgorgement / puking
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