hyperemesis

hyperemesis
Excessive vomiting. [hyper- + G. emesis, vomiting]
- h. gravidarum pernicious vomiting in pregnancy.
- h. lactentium vomiting by nursing infants with pyloric stenosis.

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hy·per·eme·sis -'em-ə-səs, -i-'mē- n, pl -eme·ses -.sēz excessive vomiting

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hy·per·em·e·sis (hi″pər-emґə-sis) [hyper- + -emesis] excessive vomiting. hyperemetic adj

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