Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun regurgitation

3 senses of regurgitation

Sense 1
regurgitation -- (backflow of blood through a defective heart valve)
       => backflow, backflowing -- (a flow that returns toward its source)

Sense 2
regurgitation -- (recall after rote memorization; "he complained that school was just memorization and regurgitation")
       => recall, recollection, reminiscence -- (the process of remembering (especially the process of recovering information by mental effort); "he has total recall of the episode")

Sense 3
vomit, vomiting, emesis, regurgitation, disgorgement, puking -- (the reflex act of ejecting the contents of the stomach through the mouth)
       => reflex, reflex response, reflex action, instinctive reflex, innate reflex, inborn reflex, unconditioned reflex, physiological reaction -- (an automatic instinctive unlearned reaction to a stimulus)
       => expulsion, projection, ejection, forcing out -- (the act of expelling or projecting or ejecting)

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