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regurgitation

 
Noun regurgitation has 3 senses
  1. regurgitation - backflow of blood through a defective heart valve
    --1 is a kind of
    backflow, backflowing
    Derived form: verb regurgitate1
  2. regurgitation - recall after rote memorization; "he complained that school was just memorization and regurgitation"
    --2 is a kind of
    recall, recollection, reminiscence
    Derived form: verb regurgitate3
  3. vomit, vomiting, emesis, regurgitation, disgorgement, puking - the reflex act of ejecting the contents of the stomach through the mouth
    --3 is a kind of reflex, instinctive reflex, innate reflex, inborn reflex, unconditioned reflex, physiological reaction; expulsion, projection, ejection, forcing out
    --3 has particulars: rumination; hematemesis, haematemesis; hyperemesis
    Derived form: verb regurgitate4
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