[ UK /ɹɪɡˌɜːd‍ʒɪtˈe‍ɪʃən/ ]
  1. backflow of blood through a defective heart valve
  2. the reflex act of ejecting the contents of the stomach through the mouth
  3. recall after rote memorization
    he complained that school was just memorization and regurgitation
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How To Use regurgitation In A Sentence

  • Trivial pulmonary regurgitation is actually exceedingly common. Pulmonary Regurgitation
  • This is calledpulmonary regurgitationor pulmonic insufficiency. Pulmonary Stenosis
  • Many people with the valve problem, known as mitral regurgitation, currently don't get repairs because they can't withstand surgery. Abbott Heart Device Meets Goals
  • Pups are dependent on regurgitation until they can follow the hunting party and feed directly at the kill.
  • To the left of the cardiac orifice is the incisura cardiaca: the projection of this notch into the cavity of the stomach increases as the organ distends, and has been supposed to act as a valve preventing regurgitation into the esophagus. XI. Splanchnology. 1F. The Stomach
  • Not so, he says, bemoaning the repeated regurgitation of this non-remark. Times, Sunday Times
  • Aortic regurgitation occurs when the valve doesn't completely close and allows some blood to leak back into the heart. Aortic Regurgitation
  • The former word does not refer to oversecretion but rather to regurgitation of bile and acids from the proximal intestine and stomach into the oral cavity. No Uncertain Terms
  • Peyote was much kinder (save the de rigueur regurgitation). The Times Literary Supplement
  • Doctors will monitor the patient with regular checkups, and might even prescribe some medications if the regurgitation is moderate or severe. Aortic Regurgitation
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