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Medical Term:

eructation

Pronunciation: e-ruk-ta'shun

Definition: The voiding of gas or of a small quantity of acidic fluid from the stomach through the mouth.

Synonym(s): belching, ructus

[L. eructo, pp. -atus, to belch]

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