[stur-nyuh-tey-shuh n] /ˌstɜr nyəˈteɪ ʃən/
the act of sneezing.
a sneeze or the act of sneezing

sternutation ster·nu·ta·tion (stûr’nyə-tā’shən)

The act of sneezing.

A sneeze.


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