1. hyperemesis

noun. severe and excessive vomiting.


  • hyperemesis gravidarum
  • disgorgement
  • regurgitation
  • emesis
  • puking
  • vomit

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Sentences with hyperemesis-gravidarum

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Some of these diseases occur only with pregnancy -- hyperemesis gravidarum, intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy, acute fatty liver of pregnancy, preeclampsia and HELLP syndrome.

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According to a November 2013 article in "World Journal of Gastroenterology," about 1 in 200 women develop hyperemesis gravidarum and approximately 50 percent of those requiring hospitalization have elevated liver enzymes 2.

Noun Phrase
Very severe morning sickness, known as
hyperemesis gravidarum**, can affect about 3 percent of pregnancies, according to ACOG.