Sentence Examples


  • A weakened and enlarged aorta may allow some blood to leak back into the heart during each heartbeat; this condition is called aortic regurgitation.
  • Valves that do not close properly may cause blood to leak back through the valve (called valve regurgitation).
  • Aortic regurgitation occasionally causes shortness of breath during normal activity.
  • Bees create honey from the nectar in flowers through a process of regurgitation.
  • Aortic valve-The valve between the heart's left ventricle and ascending aorta that prevents regurgitation of blood back into the left ventricle.