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Meaning of STERNUTATION

Pronunciation:  `sturnyu'teyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a symptom consisting of the involuntary expulsion of air from the nose
 

STERNUTATION is a 12 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: sneeze, sneezing
 
 See Also: inborn reflex, innate reflex, instinctive reflex, physiological reaction, reflex, symptom, unconditioned reflex

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ster`nu*ta"tion\, n. [L. sternutatio, fr.
sternutare to sneeze, intens. from sternuere.]
The act of sneezing. --Quincy.

 

 

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