Definition of Retching

1. Verb. (present participle of retch) ¹



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Definition of Retching

1. retch [v] - See also: retch

Medical Definition of Retching

1. Gastric and oesophageal movements of vomiting without expulsion of vomitus. Synonym: dry vomiting, vomiturition. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Retching

retargeting
retargets
retarted
retaste
retasted
retastes
retasting
retaught
retax
retaxed
retaxes
retaxing
retch
retched
retches
retching (current term)
retchless
retcon
retconned
retconning
retcons
rete
rete Malpighii
rete acromiale
rete arteriosum
rete articulare cubiti
rete articulare genus
rete calcaneum
rete canalis hypoglossi
rete carpi dorsale

Literary usage of Retching

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1. The Encyclopedia of Pure Materia Medica: A Record of the Positive Effects of by Timothy Field Allen (1879)
"Excessive retching, nausea, and straining to vomit (fourth day). ¡Stool. ... Nervous weakness, with slight nausea and retching, immediately (first day). ..."

2. The Encyclopedia of Pure Materia Medica: A Record of the Positive Effects of by Timothy Field Allen (1877)
"Frequent attacks of retching and vomiting (after one hour and a half ),43. ... Constant vomiting and retching,35.—Excessive sickness and retching, ..."

3. Therapeutic By-ways: Being a Collection of Therapeutic Measures Not to be by Edward Pollock Anshutz (1916)
"An old and often successful prescription for persistent vomiting and retching is a teacupful of warm, or hot water, in which is stirred a half a teaspoonful ..."

4. On Intermittent Fever and Other Malarious Diseases by Israel Shipman Pelton Lord (1871)
"Occasional retching; pain streaks down both sides of the spine to the small of the ... Even the retching is reflex. This man lived in Michigan ten years, ..."

5. Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People (1878)
"(biter Vedantists assume ten such vital airs—viz.. besides the foregoing, the airs which severally cause retching, winking, hunger, yawning, and fattening. ..."

6. The Medical Times and Gazette (1874)
"... from the epigastrium through to the back, and accompanied with severe retching. The patient was sallow, and the disease was diagnosed biliary colic. ..."

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