borborygmi


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borborygmus

 [bor″bor-ig´mus] (pl. borboryg´mi)
a rumbling noise caused by propulsion of gas through the intestines; see also bowel sounds.

borborygmi

Plural of borborygmus, see there; pronounced BOR-boh-RIG-mee.

borborygmus

(bor″bō-rĭg′mŭs) plural.borborygmi [Gr. borborygmos, rumbling in the bowels]
A gurgling, splashing sound normally heard over the large intestine; it is caused by passage of gas through the liquid contents of the intestine. Its absence may indicate paralytic ileus or obstruction of the bowels due to torsion, volvulus, or strangulated hernia.

borborygmi

Bowel noises caused by the gurgling of gas through the almost liquid contents of the small bowel as they are passed along by the process of PERISTALSIS.
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Spasms and twitches, particularly around the face and lips, and jerking of the limbs, may be noted along with borborygmi and sour belching.
The absence of borborygmi may mean the intestines have become obstructed.
Its major side effects are intestinal borborygmi and cramps, flatus, fecal incontinence, oily spotting, and flatus with discharge.
As the slushy food and leftover gas squish through the intestines, you may hear grumbles called borborygmi (bor-buh-RIG-my).
Abdominal distension, borborygmi, altering consistency of stools, heartburn, nausea and vomiting were registered in four categories (never; now and then; frequently; constantly/daily).
For the present study, IBS has been defined as the occurrence of at least two of the following three symptoms: (a) abdominal pain, (b) distension or borborygmi, (c) altering stool consistency.
Plummer (2009) also documented abdominal pain (manifested by flank watching, pawing, frequently lying down and rolling on ground) increased heart rate, decreased manure production and lack of borborygmi as most common clinical signs in small colon impaction in horses.
This leads to weight loss but also causes an increase in fecal fat excretion, which may cause side effects such as borborygmi, abdominal cramps, flatus, oily spotting per rectum, loose stool, and fecal incontinence.
In all categories: abdominal pain/distension, stool frequency, gas, and borborygmi, there was double to almost triple the symptom relief in the ECPO group.
He also found the former strain significantly reduced the symptom of flatulence but not pain, meteorism, borborygmi, or diarrhea.
If you keep a journal of foods, recording what and when you eat and drink, and how enthusiastic your borborygmi sound, you may see a connection.
Abdominal auscultation revealed normal borborygmi on both sides.