Definition of Ingurgitation

1. n. The act of swallowing greedily or immoderately; that which is so swallowed.



Definition of Ingurgitation

1. Noun. The act of swallowing greedily or immoderately; that which is so swallowed. ¹

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Definition of Ingurgitation

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Ingurgitation

1. The act of swallowing greedily or immoderately; that which is so swallowed. "He drowned his stomach and senses with a large draught and ingurgitation of wine." (Bacon) Origin: L. Ingurgitatio: cf. F. Ingurgitation. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ingurgitation

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inguinosuperficial hernia
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Literary usage of Ingurgitation

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1. The Medico-chirurgical Review, and Journal of Practical Medicine (1843)
"... or any migratory disease, beware of the wet sheets, the plunge into cold water while perspiring, and the enormous ingurgitation of cold water, ..."

2. The Medico-chirurgical Review by James Johnson, Henry James Johnson (1842)
"The ingurgitation of large quantities of cold water is also an old practice, ... The limit to this ingurgitation is sense of pain or weight in the stomach. ..."

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