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re·gur·gi·tate

(rē-gŭr'ji-tāt),
1. To flow backward.
2. To expel the contents of the stomach in small amounts, short of vomiting.
[L. re-, back, + gurgito, pp. -atus, to flood, fr. gurges (gurgit-), a whirlpool]

regurgitate

(rē-gûr′jĭ-tāt′)
v. regurgi·tated, regurgi·tating, regurgi·tates
v.intr.
v.tr.
To cause to pour back, especially to cast up (partially digested food).
v.intr.
To rush or surge back.

re·gur′gi·tant (-tənt) adj.
re·gur′gi·ta′tion n.
re·gur′gi·ta·tive adj.

re·gur·gi·tate

(rē-gŭr'ji-tāt)
1. To flow backward.
2. To expel the contents of the stomach in small amounts, short of vomiting.
[L. re-, back, + gurgito, pp. -atus, to flood, fr. gurges (gurgit-), a whirlpool]

re·gur·gi·tate

(rē-gŭr'ji-tāt)
1. To flow backward.
2. To expel stomach contents in small amounts, short of vomiting.
[L. re-, back, + gurgito, pp. -atus, to flood, fr. gurges (gurgit-), a whirlpool]

Patient discussion about regurgitate

Q. what do you do with a broken heart? I HAD A ECHO DONE THIS WEEK AND CONCLUSION WAS: 1)SEVERE MIRTAL REGURGITATION WITH LEFT ATRIAL DILATATION 2)LOW NORMAL LV FUNCTION CHEST X RAY IMPRESSION WAS: 1)NORMAL SIZE HEART WITH PROMINENT LEFT HEART BORDER. 2)PROMINENT MARKINGS WITH PROMINENT CHANGES. 3)THE BONES ARE OSTEOPENIC. BLOOD TEST....CHEMISTRY B TYPE NATRIURETIC PEPTIDE HIGH 260

A. The left atrial dilatation is likely the cause of the elevated beta natriuretic peptide. A cardiologist should be able to talk with you about dealing with the mitral valve regurgitation.

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