Vomiturition
Vomiturition Vom`i*tu*ri"tion, n. [Cf. F. vomiturition.] (Med.) (a) An ineffectual attempt to vomit. (b) The vomiting of but little matter; also, that vomiting which is effected with little effort. --Dunglison. [1913 Webster]

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  • vomiturition — [väm΄i tyo͞o rish′ən] n. 1. repeated but unsuccessful attempts to vomit; retching 2. vomiting that brings up but little matter …   English World dictionary

  • vomiturition — /vom i choo rish euhn/, n. Med. 1. ineffectual efforts to vomit. 2. the vomiting of small amounts of matter. [1835 45; < L vomit(us) ptp. of vomere to discharge + urition, prob. extracted from MICTURITION] * * * …   Universalium

  • vomiturition — noun Repeated ineffectual attempts at vomiting; retching …   Wiktionary

  • vomiturition — SYN: retching. * * * vom·i·tu·ri·tion .väm ə chə rish ən, ə tü n repeated ineffectual attempts at vomiting * * * vom·it·u·ri·tion (vom″it u rishґən) retching …   Medical dictionary

  • vomiturition — (vo mi tu ri sion) s. f. Terme de médecine. Vomissement assez fréquent, mais sans grandes secousses et évacuant peu de matières.    Particulièrement, cette espèce de vomissement avorté dans lequel les matières remontent de l estomac dans l… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • vomiturition — n. act of forcefully attempting to vomit (usually unsuccessfully) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • vomiturition — vom·i·tu·ri·tion …   English syllables

  • vomiturition — /vɒmətʃəˈrɪʃən/ (say vomuhchuh rishuhn) noun 1. ineffectual efforts to vomit. 2. the vomiting of a little matter. 3. Obsolete vomiting with little effort. {French} …   Australian English dictionary

  • vomiturition —   n. retching; unsuccessful attempt to vomit; easy vomiting …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • vomiturition — ˌväməchəˈrishən noun ( s) Etymology: vomit (II) + urition (as in micturition) : repeated ineffectual attempts at vomiting : retching …   Useful english dictionary

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