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Regurgitation of undigested food that is chewed and then swallowed again.
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A series of functions pertaining to the digestive processes of ruminant animals
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c. 1600, "act of ruminating; act of meditating," from Latin ruminationem (nominative ruminatio) "a chewing the cud," noun of action from past participle stem of ruminare (see rumin [..]
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A behavior in ruminants of regurgiting ingesta from the reticulorumen, followed by remastication and reswallowing; "cud chewing"
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Obsessive thoughts concerning extreme, recurring ideas or concepts that interrupt other types of cognitive actions; a typical element of obsessive-compulsive disorder. Chronic regurgitation of minimal [..]
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the process of regurgitation and re- chewing food from the rumen.
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1. Regurgitating food after a meal and then swallowing and digesting some of it. Cattle and other ruminant animals have a four-chambered stomach for the rumination of food and so can chew their cud. Some people, particularly infants, engage in something similar by regurgitating food after a meal and then swallowing and digesting some of it. 2. 2. P [..]
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As used in psychology, rumination refers to an individual's obsessive focus on a source of stress rather than concentrating on finding a solution or being able to shift their mental focus to anot [..]
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(n) a calm, lengthy, intent consideration(n) (of ruminants) chewing (the cud)(n) regurgitation of small amounts of food; seen in some infants after feeding
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The apparently voluntary regurgitation, chewing, and reswallowng of food.
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The act of ruminating; i.e. chewing cud and other ruminants. (figuratively) Deep thought or consideration. (psychology) Negative cyclic thinking; persistent and recurrent worrying or brooding. [..]
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