Definitions

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  • n. The act of regurgitating.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act of flowing or pouring back by the orifice of entrance.
  • n. The act of swallowing again; reabsorption.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of regurgitating or pouring back.
  • n. The act of swallowing again; reabsorption.
  • n. In medicine: The puking or posseting of infants.
  • n. The rising of solids or fluids into the mouth in the adult.
  • n. Specifically, the reflux through incompetent heart-valves: as, aortic regurgitation (reflux through leaking aortic valves).

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the reflex act of ejecting the contents of the stomach through the mouth
  • n. backflow of blood through a defective heart valve
  • n. recall after rote memorization

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Examples

  • Doctors will monitor the patient with regular checkups, and might even prescribe some medications if the regurgitation is moderate or severe.

    Aortic Regurgitation

  • If the regurgitation is trivial or mild, treatment is usually not necessary.

    Pulmonary Regurgitation

  • Trivial pulmonary regurgitation is actually exceedingly common.

    Pulmonary Regurgitation

  • I am aware all this hateful regurgitation is politically motivated, and is sadly being used for American-bashing, but I also think that Sunshine’s release date issue is most likely to do with marketing.

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  • Aortic regurgitation occurs when the valve doesn't completely close and allows some blood to leak back into the heart.

    Aortic Regurgitation

  • Pulmonary regurgitation occurs when the valve doesn't completely close and allows some blood to leak back into the heart.

    Pulmonary Regurgitation

  • Tricuspid valve regurgitation occurs when the valve does not close completely and blood leaks back into the right atrium of the heart.

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  • It's not so much the same as copyright infringement because of the fact that it's not a word-for-word regurgitation; instead, content is made to look original by making a few edits and calling it a day.

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  • Within 1 hour he was moaning and growning, I thought he was vomiting only to find out it was called regurgitation since the food was coming out in a cylinder like form where I almost thought it was poop.

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  • The result is a backflow of blood called regurgitation, from the pumping section of the heart (the ventricle) back into the atrium.

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