vomitus

[vom-i-tuh s]

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

vomitus

noun plural -tuses
  1. matter that has been vomited
  2. the act of vomiting

Word Origin for vomitus

Latin: a vomiting
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vomitus in Medicine

vomitus

[vŏmĭ-təs]
n.
  1. Vomited matter.
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