What is regurgitation?

  • (noun): Backflow of blood through a defective heart valve.
    See also — Additional definitions below


Regurgitation, Regurgiate or Regurgitate can refer to:

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Some articles on regurgitation:

Rumination Syndrome
... chronic condition characterized by effortless regurgitation of most meals following consumption ... retching, nausea, heartburn, odours, or abdominal pains associated with the regurgitation, as there is with typical vomiting ... ingestion, and the full cycle of ingestion and regurgitation can mimic the binging and purging of bulimia ...
... Regurgitation, Regurgiate or Regurgitate can refer to Regurgitation (digestion) Vomiting Regurgitation (circulation) Regurgitate (band), a goregrind band ...
Pulmonic Regurgitation - Signs and Symptoms
... Because pulmonic regurgitation is the result of other factors in the body, any noticeable symptoms are ultimately caused by an underlying medical condition rather than the regurgitation itself ... However, more severe regurgitation may contribute to right ventricular hypertrophy, and in later stages, right heart failure ...
Mitral Regurgitation - Diagnosis
... diagnostic tests that have abnormal results in the presence of mitral regurgitation ... These tests suggest the diagnosis of mitral regurgitation and may indicate to the physician that further testing is warranted ... For instance, the electrocardiogram (ECG) in long standing mitral regurgitation may show evidence of left atrial enlargement and left ventricular ...
Pulmonic Regurgitation
... Pulmonic regurgitation, also known as pulmonary regurgitation, is the backward flow of blood from the pulmonary artery, through the pulmonary valve, and into the right ventricle of the heart during diastole ... While a small amount of pulmonic regurgitation may occur in healthy individuals, it is usually detectable only by an echocardiogram and is harmless ... More pronounced regurgitation that is noticed through a routine physical examination is a medical sign of disease and warrants further investigation ...

More definitions of "regurgitation":

  • (noun): Recall after rote memorization.
    Example: "He complained that school was just memorization and regurgitation"