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vomitus

 [vom´ĭ-tus]
2. matter vomited.

vom·it·ing

(vom'it-ing),
The ejection of matter from the stomach in retrograde fashion through the esophagus and mouth.
Synonym(s): emesis (1) , vomition, vomitus (1)

vomitus

/vom·i·tus/ (vom´ĭ-tus) [L.]
2. matter vomited.

vomitus

(vŏm′ĭ-təs)
n.
Vomited matter.

vomitus

[vom′itəs]
Etymology: L, vomere, to vomit
pertaining to the material expelled from the stomach during vomiting. Vomitus is sometimes classified by color or other appearances as an indicator of the cause of illness, such as a "coffee-ground" vomitus being a clinical sign of gastric bleeding.

vomitus

noun
(1) Vomited material.
(2) The act of vomiting.

vom·it

(vom'it)
1. To eject matter from the stomach through the mouth.
2. Vomitus; the matter so ejected.
Synonym(s): vomitus.
[L. vomo, pp. vomitus, to vomit]

vomitus

Material vomited.

vom·it

(vom'it)
1. To eject matter from the stomach through the mouth.
2. Vomitus; the matter so ejected.
Synonym(s): vomitus (2) .
[L. vomo, pp. vomitus, to vomit]

vom·it·ing

(vom'it-ing)
Ejection of matter from stomach in retrograde fashion through the esophagus and mouth.
Synonym(s): emesis (1) , vomitus (1) .

vomitus

1. vomiting.
2. vomited material.
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