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vomiturition

[ vom-i-choo-rish-uhn ]
/ ˌvɒm ɪ tʃʊˈrɪʃ ən /
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noun Medicine/Medical.

ineffectual efforts to vomit.
the vomiting of small amounts of matter.

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Origin of vomiturition

1835–45; <Latin vomit(us) past participle of vomere to discharge + -urition, probably extracted from micturition

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British Dictionary definitions for vomiturition

vomiturition
/ (ˌvɒmɪtjʊˈrɪʃən) /

noun

the act of retching
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Medical definitions for vomiturition

vomiturition
[ vŏm′ĭ-chə-rĭshən ]

n.

Forceful attempts at vomiting without bringing up the contents of the stomach; retching.dry vomiting
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