black vomit

noun

vomit containing blood, often a manifestation of disease, such as yellow fever
informal yellow fever

Nearby words

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  2. black tree fern,
  3. black velvet,
  4. black vernacular english,
  5. black volta,
  6. black vulture,
  7. black walnut,
  8. black warrior river,
  9. black watch,
  10. black water

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Medicine definitions for black vomit

black vomit

n.

Dark vomit consisting of digested blood and gastric contents.
Severe yellow fever marked by regurgitation of dark vomited matter.

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