And Relin was not some hack hagiographer who regurgitated whatever his primary source told him.
A large snake of this genus obtained by him regurgitated two jumping mice a few hours after its capture.
The food in this case is not swallowed, nor does it pass any point from which it can be regurgitated.
In some instances food is regurgitated from the oesophagus after its retention for a day or even longer.
One specimen from Charapendo was regurgitated by a Leptodeira maculata.
Under certain conditions this acid content of the stomach is regurgitated back into the throat and even belched up into the mouth.
When the obstruction is incomplete, fluids may pass into the stomach while solids are regurgitated.
The child will rapidly gulp down air which distends the stomach, and is then regurgitated with a loud sound.
1640s (intransitive), 1753 (transitive), back formation from regurgitation, or else from Medieval Latin regurgitatus, past participle of regurgitare. Meaning "to vomit" first attested 1753. Related: Regurgitated; regurgitating.
regurgitate re·gur·gi·tate (rē-gûr'jĭ-tāt')
v. re·gur·gi·tat·ed, re·gur·gi·tat·ing, re·gur·gi·tates
To rush or surge back.
To cause to pour back, especially to cast up partially digested food.