TITLE

retch

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1896
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "retch" is presented. It refers to making of an involuntary attempt to vomit.
ACCESSION #
21244005

 

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