noun. projecting the contents of the stomach via the mouth. Typically happening as an autonomic physiological response to the consumption of poisonous compounds, might additionally be self-induced, as in bulimia nervosa, an eating disorder, as an inadequate way of regulating body weight.

VOMITING: "After eating raw sushi for the first time, Emily experienced vomiting and diarrhea later that night. "
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "VOMITING," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/vomiting/ (accessed September 16, 2021).