A belch: I heard what sounded like a half-stoppered eructation [mass noun]: the only complaint that still tormented her was eructation
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- It is specifically very effective for diarrhea and digestive problems especially associated with an acid digestive system with acid eructations, diarrhea and abdominal pains.
- This may be accompanied by sourish and burning eructations, bowel discharges that contain sour and fermented material.
- The main symptoms described were diarrhea alternating with constipation (constipation predominant), abdominal bloating, pain (particularly post-prandial), non-acid eructation, and fatigue.
verb ( rare)
- Example sentences
- Someone has told the Government that ruminants eructate methane into the atmosphere, and that methane is a terrible greenhouse gas.
- She eructates vast quantities of wind after eating.
- He eructated gas in large quantities constantly throughout the night, but it afforded no relief.
Late Middle English: from Latin eructatio(n-), from the verb eructare, from e- (variant of ex-) 'out' + ructare 'belch'.
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