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.
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.
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The inquest heard Mrs Morse first became worried about her son's health during the summer holidays when he complained of a bad head, sore throat and aching legs - as well as projectile vomiting on a number of occasions.
Get back to us when someone has invented a gadget to deal with the projectile vomiting and body fluids.
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The main symptoms of Norovirus are sudden nausea, stomach ache followed by severe projectile vomiting and, or, diarrhoea.
Don't expect rotating heads and projectile vomiting, though.
Symptoms of the illness include a mild fever, headache, projectile vomiting and diarrhoea.
They start with the sudden onset of nausea followed by projectile vomiting and diarrhoea.
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.
It starts with the sudden onset of nausea followed by projectile vomiting and watery diarrhoea.