vomiturition

[ vom-i-choo-rish-uh n ]
/ ˌvɒm ɪ tʃʊˈrɪʃ ən /

noun Medicine/Medical.

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

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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Medicine 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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