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regurgitation

Pronunciation: re-gur'ji-ta'shun

Definition:

  1. A backward flow, as of blood through an incompetent valve of the heart.
  2. The return of gas or small amounts of food from the stomach.

[L. regurgitatio (see regurgitate)]

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