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Medical Term:

regurgitate

Pronunciation: re-gur'ji-tat

Definition:

  1. To flow backward.
  2. To expel the contents of the stomach in small amounts, short of vomiting.

[L. re-, back, + gurgito, pp. -atus, to flood, fr. gurges (gurgit-), a whirlpool]

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