[ vom-i-tuhs ]
/ ˈvɒm ɪ təs /
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noun, plural vom·i·tus·es.Medicine/Medical.
the act of vomiting.
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Origin of vomitus
1880–85; <Latin, equivalent to vomi-, variant stem of vomere to vomit + -tus suffix of v. action
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British Dictionary definitions for vomitus
/ (ˈvɒmɪtəs) /
noun plural -tuses
matter that has been vomited
the act of vomiting
Word Origin for vomitus
Latin: a vomiting
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Medical definitions for vomitus
[ vŏm′ĭ-təs ]
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