Definition of vomitus in English:

vomitus

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Pronunciation: /ˈvɒmɪtəs
 
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noun

[mass noun] chiefly Medicine
  • Matter that has been vomited.
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    • Rather, transmission is probably quite direct, involving recently contaminated food or water (e.g., containing vomitus or faecal matter) or unclean hands or utensils.
    • Properly collected specimens such as serum, gastric contents or vomitus, feces or return from sterile water enemas, or food samples are to be referred to designated testing laboratories.
    • The appropriate specimens to submit for testing include food (in the original container if it is available) or environmental specimens, stool, serum, gastric contents, or vomitus.

Origin

early 20th century: from Latin.

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