What does vomiting mean?

Definitions for vomiting

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. vomit, vomiting, emesis, regurgitation, disgorgement, puking(noun)

    the reflex act of ejecting the contents of the stomach through the mouth

Wiktionary

  1. vomiting(Noun)

    The action of the verb vomit

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vomiting

    of Vomit

  2. Vomiting(noun)

    the spasmodic ejection of matter from the stomach through the mouth

Freebase

  1. Vomiting

    Vomiting is the forceful expulsion of the contents of one's stomach through the mouth and sometimes the nose. Vomiting can be caused by a wide variety of conditions; it may present as a specific response to ailments like gastritis or poisoning, or as a non-specific sequela of disorders ranging from brain tumors and elevated intracranial pressure to overexposure to ionizing radiation. The feeling that one is about to vomit is called nausea, which often precedes, but does not always lead to, vomiting. Antiemetics are sometimes necessary to suppress nausea and vomiting. In severe cases, where dehydration develops, intravenous fluid may be required. Vomiting is different from regurgitation, although the two terms are often used interchangeably. Regurgitation is the return of undigested food back up the esophagus to the mouth, without the force and displeasure associated with vomiting. The causes of vomiting and regurgitation are generally different.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Vomiting

    The forcible expulsion of the contents of the STOMACH through the MOUTH.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of vomiting in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of vomiting in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Linda Cope:

    They were urinating off of balconies, vomiting off of balconies. They could see the men and women below were there with the retreat. They had on hats and shirts with logos.

  2. Robert Glatter:

    It may also offer benefit to those who have experienced symptoms of a hangover associated with vomiting and dehydration, since it may help aid in replacement of needed fluid and important electrolytes.

  3. Lindsay Lohan:

    One time I was sick with a bug, I had been vomiting all day, but no way was I going to miss a show, i was sitting there beforehand seeing spots in front of my eyes. I had a plan: if I felt sick on stage I was going to faint, play dead, pretend it was part of the script. Didn't happen fortunately.

  4. Shawn Khodadadian:

    Although stomach gurgling can be completely normal and part of healthy digestion, if accompanied by symptoms, this should be looked into a little bit closer, for example, excessive gurgling together with cramping, abdominal pain and possibly nausea and vomiting may be a sign of an obstruction in the bowels.

  5. Umberto Volta:

    The most striking change in clinical presentation of celiac disease over time has been the decrease of diarrhea as the leading symptom and the progressive increase of other non-classical gastrointestinal symptoms (such as constipation, bloating and alternate bowel habits as well as gastro-esophageal reflux, nausea, vomiting and dyspepsia), a high proportion of celiac disease patients did not show any gastrointestinal symptom, but they displayed extra-intestinal manifestations such as iron-deficiency anemia, unexplained osteoporosis, abnormalities of liver-function tests and recurrent miscarriages.

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