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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.

bor·bo·ryg·mus

, pl.

bor·bo·ryg·mi

(bōr-bō-rig'mŭs, -rig'mī),
Rumbling or gurgling noises produced by movement of gas, fluid, or both in the alimentary canal, and audible at a distance.
[G. borborygmos, rumbling in the bowels]

borborygmus

/bor·bo·ryg·mus/ (bor″bah-rig´mus) pl. borboryg´mi   [L.] a rumbling noise caused by propulsion of gas through the intestines.

borborygmus

A rumbling, gurgling, “growling” stomach noise heard on auscultation of the abdomen in conditions of increased intestinal peristalsis.

borborygmus

Gastroenterology A rumbling, gurgling, tinkling–stomach “growling” noises heard on auscultation of the abdomen in conditions of ↑ intestinal peristalsis

bor·bo·ryg·mus

, pl. borborygmi (bōr-bō-rig'mŭs, -rig'mī)
Rumbling or gurgling noises produced by movement of gas, fluid, or both in the alimentary canal, and audible at a distance.
[G. borborygmos, rumbling in the bowels]

borborygmus

a rumbling noise caused by propulsion of gas through the intestines. See also bowel sounds.
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