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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 re·gur·gi·ta·tion /(ˌ)riˌgɚ/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 re·gur·gi·ta·tion /(ˌ)rɪˌgɝʤəˈteʃən/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Re·gur·gi·ta·tion n.
 1. The act of flowing or pouring back by the orifice of entrance; specifically Med., the reversal of the natural direction in which the current or contents flow through a tube or cavity of the body.
 2. The act of swallowing again; reabsorption.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: backflow of blood through a defective heart valve
      2: recall after rote memorization; "he complained that school
         was just memorization and regurgitation"
      3: the reflex act of ejecting the contents of the stomach
         through the mouth [syn: vomit, vomiting, emesis, disgorgement,