projectile vomiting

[prə-jĕktəl, -tīl′]

n.

Expulsion of the contents of the stomach with great force.

Nearby words

  1. project,
  2. project note,
  3. projected,
  4. projected window,
  5. projectile,
  6. projection,
  7. projection booth,
  8. projection fiber,
  9. projection machine,
  10. projection paper


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