projectile vomiting


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Related to projectile vomiting: pyloric stenosis, Projectile motion

vomiting

 [vom´it-ing]
forcible ejection of contents of stomach through the mouth. Called also emesis and regurgitation.
cyclic vomiting recurring attacks of vomiting.
dry vomiting attempts at vomiting, with the ejection of nothing but gas.
pernicious vomiting (vomiting of pregnancy) hyperemesis gravidarum.
projectile vomiting vomiting with the material ejected with great force; seen commonly in congenital pyloric obstruction.
stercoraceous vomiting vomiting of fecal matter.

pro·jec·tile vom·it·ing

expulsion of the contents of the stomach with great force.

projectile vomiting

(prə-jĕk′təl, -tīl′)
n.
Expulsion of the contents of the stomach with great force.

projectile vomiting

[-jek′til]
expulsive vomiting that is extremely forceful, with vomitus expelled some distance.
Violent and ‘explosive’ vomiting without antecedent nausea, or vomiting at the peak of maximum inspiration without the usual rhythmic hyperactivity of the respiratory muscles associated with the ‘retching’—diaphragmatic spasms—that precedes vomiting. Projectile vomiting is associated with increased intracranial pressure, classically occurring in meningitis in young children

projectile vomiting

Pediatric neurology Violent and 'explosive' vomiting without antecedent nausea, or vomiting at the peak of maximum inspiration without the usual rhythmic hyperactivity of the respiratory muscles associated with 'retching'–diaphragmatic spasms that precede vomiting; PV is associated with ↑ intracranial pressure, classically occurring in meningitis of young children

pro·jec·tile vom·i·ting

(prŏ-jek'tīl vom'it-ing)
Oral expulsion of the contents of the stomach with great force.

pro·jec·tile vom·i·ting

(prŏ-jek'tīl vom'it-ing)
Oral expulsion of stomach contents with great force.

projectile

something thrown forward.

projectile syringe
projectile vomiting
forceful vomiting, usually without preceding retching, in which the vomitus is thrown well forward. In dogs and cats, a feature of gastric retention and particularly pyloric obstruction. Cattle do not vomit easily and when they do it is usually projectile and voluminous.

vomiting

forcible ejection of contents of stomach through the mouth. Called also emesis.

bilious vomiting
the vomit contains bile which has been regurgitated from the duodenum.
vomiting budgerigar syndrome
see neurotic regurgitation.
cyclic vomiting
recurring attacks of vomiting.
dry vomiting
attempts at vomiting, with the ejection of nothing but gas.
projectile vomiting
vomiting with the material ejected with great force; seen commonly in congenital pyloric obstruction. See also projectile vomiting.
stercoraceous vomiting
vomiting of fecal matter.
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He did it by boiling an egg, proudly speaking Welsh, performing a spectacular bout of projectile vomiting and by falling for the ample charms of a woman old enough to be his mother.