Burp

woman with abdominal pain

Medical Definition of Burp

Burp: 1. Gas brought up from the stomach through the mouth producing a gutteral noise.
2. As a verb, to bring up gas from the stomach through the mouth. Also to help a baby bring up gas after feeding by rubbing or patting its back.


Quick GuideDigestive Disorders: Common Misconceptions

Digestive Disorders: Common Misconceptions

Subscribe to MedicineNet's General Health Newsletter

By clicking Submit, I agree to the MedicineNet's Terms & Conditions & Privacy Policy and understand that I may opt out of MedicineNet's subscriptions at any time.

Reviewed on 6/9/2016

Health Solutions From Our Sponsors