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1. the precipitation of casein.
Vomiting of curdy material by infants.
Synonym(s): tyrosis (1)
[G. tyros, cheese, + emesis, vomiting]
tyrosisAn obsolete term for:
(1) Caseation (necrosis);
(2) Precipitation of casein (the phosphoprotein family found in mammalian milk);
(3) Vomiting of milk curds by infants; popularly, “spit up”.