/gerr'ji tay"sheuhn/, n.
a surging rise and fall; ebullient motion, as of water.
[1535-45; < L gurgitat(us) (ptp. of gurgitare to engulf, deriv. of gurgit-, s. of gurges whirlpool; see -ATE1) + -ION]

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  • gurgitation — gur·gi·ta·tion …   English syllables

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  • Regurgitation — Re*gur gi*ta tion ( t? sh?n), n. [Cf. F. r[ e]gurgitation.] 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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