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vomitus

[ vom-i-tuhs ]
/ ˈvɒm ɪ təs /
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noun, plural vom·i·tus·es.Medicine/Medical.

the act of vomiting.
vomited matter.

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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

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

vomitus
[ vŏmĭ-təs ]

n.

Vomited matter.
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