Definition of Hyperemesis

1. Noun. Severe and excessive vomiting.

Generic synonyms: Disgorgement, Emesis, Puking, Regurgitation, Vomit, Vomiting
Specialized synonyms: Hyperemesis Gravidarum



Definition of Hyperemesis

1. Noun. (pathology) Severe and excessive vomiting. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Hyperemesis

1. Excessive vomiting. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hyperemesis

hyperdynamics
hyperechogenicity
hyperechoic
hyperedge
hyperedges
hypereducated
hyperefficient
hyperekplexia
hyperekplexias
hyperelastic
hyperelasticities
hyperelasticity
hyperellipse
hyperellipses
hyperelliptic
hyperemesis (current term)
hyperemesis gravidarum
hyperemetic
hyperemia
hyperemias
hyperemic
hyperemotional
hyperemotionality
hyperencephaly
hyperendemic
hyperendemic disease
hyperenergetic
hyperentangled
hyperentanglement
hyperenthusiastic

Literary usage of Hyperemesis

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1. Obstetrics for nurses by Joseph Bolivar De Lee (1917)
"The mouth in cases of hyperemesis becomes reddened, tender, often bleeding, ... Closely allied to hyperemesis gravidarum is the toxemia of pregnancy. ..."

2. Transactions of the Edinburgh Obstetrical Society by Edinburgh Obstetrical Society (1908)
"I DESIRE to relate a fatal case of hyperemesis gravidarum which has brought the question more prominently before me at the present time, and afterwards to ..."

3. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1897)
"A Discussion of hyperemesis Gravidarum.— At the Montreal meeting of the British Medical Association a discussion of this subject elicited much of interest ..."

4. The Prevention and Treatment of Abortion by Frederick Joseph Taussig (1910)
"C. hyperemesis is one of the most frequent and important indications for therapeutic abortions. Thanks to the work of Whit- ridge Williams and others, ..."

5. Moral problems in hospital practice by Patrick A. Finney (1922)
"60) PERNICIOUS VOMITING (hyperemesis Gravidarum) Question 12: In a case of pernicious vomiting which endangers the mother's life, is it ever lawful, ..."

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