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1. emesis

noun. the reflex act of ejecting the contents of the stomach through the mouth.

Synonyms

  • rumination
  • expulsion
  • hematemesis
  • vomit
  • reflex action
  • puking
  • hyperemesis
  • inborn reflex
  • unconditioned reflex
  • projection
  • disgorgement
  • physiological reaction
  • reflex
  • haematemesis
  • reflex response
  • vomiting
  • innate reflex
  • ejection
  • forcing out
  • regurgitation

Antonyms

  • voluntary

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Example sentences of the word emesis


1. Noun, singular or mass
Parents also should notify a physician if their baby has projectile vomiting, is throwing up bloody emesis, or is vomiting after a head injury.

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