HyperDic: emesis

English > 1 sense of the word emesis:
NOUNactemesis, vomit, vomiting, regurgitation, disgorgement, pukingthe reflex act of ejecting the contents of the stomach through the mouth
English > emesis: 1 sense > noun 1, act
MeaningThe reflex act of ejecting the contents of the stomach through the mouth.
Synonymsvomit, vomiting, regurgitation, disgorgement, puking
Narrowerhematemesis, haematemesisvomiting blood
hyperemesissevere and excessive vomiting
ruminationregurgitation of small amounts of food
Broaderexpulsion, projection, ejection, forcing outThe act of expelling or projecting or ejecting
reflex, reflex response, reflex action, instinctive reflex, innate reflex, inborn reflex, unconditioned reflex, physiological reactionAn automatic instinctive unlearned reaction to a stimulus
Spanishemesis, regurgitación, vomitera, vómito
Catalanregurgitació, vòmit

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