Definition of eructation in English:

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eructation

Pronunciation: /əˌrəkˈtāSH(ə)n/

noun

formal
A belch.
Example sentences
  • 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.

Origin

Late Middle English: from Latin eructatio(n-), from the verb eructare, from e- (variant of ex-) 'out' + ructare 'belch'.

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: e·ruc·ta·tion

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