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eructation

 [e″ruk-ta´shun]
the oral ejection of gas or air from the stomach; belching.

e·ruc·ta·tion

(ē-rŭk-tā'shŭn),
The voiding of gas or of a small quantity of acidic fluid from the stomach through the mouth.
Synonym(s): belching, ructus
[L. eructo, pp. -atus, to belch]

eructation

/eruc·ta·tion/ (ĕ″ruk-ta´shun) belching; casting up wind from the stomach through the mouth.

eructation

[ē′ruktā′shən]
Etymology: L, eructare, to belch
the act of drawing up air from the stomach with a characteristic sound through the mouth. Also called belching.

belching

The release of gas through the mouth, which represents an adaptive relaxation triggered by a build-up of intragastric air pressure due to an accumulation of gas, especially from carbonated drinks, such as soft drinks, beer and champagne. The sound itself is caused by vibration of the upper oesophageal sphincter.

Upper abdominal discomfort due to excess swallowed air may extend into the chest, mimicking heart or lung disease; in guinea pigs, belching is mediated by nitric acid release from non-adrenergic non-cholinergic nerves.

eructation

GI disease Belching, burping; the liberation of gas in the upper GI tract via the esophagus

e·ruc·ta·tion

(ē-rŭk-tā'shŭn)
The voiding of gas or of a small quantity of acid fluid from the stomach through the mouth.
Synonym(s): belching.
[L. eructo, pp. -atus, to belch]

eructation

Belching.

eructation (i·rk·tāˑ·shn),

n belching; the release of air drawn from the stomach and expelled with a distinctive sound through the mouth.

e·ruc·ta·tion

(ē-rŭk-tā'shŭn)
Voiding of gas or of a small quantity of acidic fluid from the stomach through the mouth.
Synonym(s): belching.
[L. eructo, pp. -atus, to belch]

eructation

the oral ejection of gas or air from the stomach; belching. A normal activity for ruminants who void gases, principally methane, produced by fermentation in the rumen. Interference with eructation in those species causes ruminal tympany or bloat (1).

Patient discussion about eructation

Q. Is it an ulcer? I am worried! Hi friend, I'm 35 year old male and recently I started to suffer from some strange symptoms I have never experienced. The first symptom was sharp pain in my upper abdomen that starts two of three hours after eating. In the beginning I thought it could be connected with some food intolerance but then I started to get this pain early in the morning, before any eating what so ever and all this was accompanied with nausea, frequent burping and weight loss. I have read some stuff about stomach ulcer and I could say that I poses almost every major symptom. Is there any way for me to be sure that I have developed disease of ulcer?

A. There is nothing you could do to check do you have ulcer or not by your self. Anyone who thinks he may have an ulcer needs to see a doctor because over time, untreated ulcers grow larger and deeper and can lead to other problems. So go now to the doctor.
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In this trial, the most frequently reported adverse event potentially related to Silexan was eructation that has been reported with Silexan before (Woelk and Schlaefke 2010) as in trials with other ethereal oils, e.
Lawrence in every line of the first two acts and Walter Greenwood, who has more of the theatre in one of his little fingers than Lawrence could muster from a whole life's suppressed eructation [belching], has contrived to make of the third act a living, breathing thing.
The "polite" term for burping is eructation (ee-ruck-TAY-shun).
The medical term for burping is eructation (ee-ruk-TAY-shun).
Naga nourishes the body and controls eructation and vomiting.
Adverse events that occurred in 10 percent or more patients included abdominal distension, flatulence, eructation, diarrhea, nausea, headache and fatigue.
Adverse events reported in the naturopathic group included fishy-tasting eructation from fish oil capsules (n = 3), indigestion from phosphatidylcholine (5 g/day; n = 2), and heart palpitation (n = 1).
Most common adverse reactions with EPANOVA 2 grams and 4 grams, respectively, were diarrhea (7%, 15%), nausea (4%, 6%), abdominal pain or discomfort (3%, 5%) and eructation (3%, 3%)
The greenhouse effect attributed to ruminant eructation was suggested to be mitigated by 96% by PRA-1, whereas nisin-Z and PRA-2 from different sources of Lactococcus lactis had no significant effect on methane production.
Mr Justice Owen said: "It was submitted on his behalf that the intoximeter reading was affected by eructation - belching in common parlance.