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Definition of "hyperemesis" [hyperemesis]

  • Severe and excessive vomiting. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "hyperemesis" in a sentence
  • "Women who are pregnant with girls may indeed experience more nausea, for example: several large investigations have found that women afflicted with severe morning sickness, called hyperemesis gravidarum, in the first trimester are more likely to be carrying a female fetus."
  • "My sister was suffering from a severely debilitating disease called hyperemesis in the last months of her pregnancy, where she was nauseous and vomiting 24 hours a day, seven days a week."
  • "MacGibbon, now a 43-year-old mother of two in Portland, Ore., still suffers pain and fatigue from that severe pregnancy sickness, also known as hyperemesis gravidarum, or HG."