[vom-i-tuh s]

noun, plural vom·i·tus·es. Medicine/Medical.

the act of vomiting.
vomited matter.

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


noun plural -tuses

matter that has been vomited
the act of vomiting

Word Origin for vomitus

Latin: a vomiting
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vomitus in Medicine




Vomited matter.
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