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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NTC STC P (31) (20) Abdominal pain 2 (2-3) 2 (1-3) ns Borborygmi 2 (2-3) 2 (2-3) ns Bloating 3 (2-4) 3 (2-3) ns Flatulence 2 (2-3) 2 (2-3) ns Reduced frequency of evacuation 2 (1-2) 3 (2-3) 0.008 Hard stools 3 (2-4) 3.5 (2-4) ns Feeling of incomplete evacuation 3(3-4) 3(3-4) ns Data expressed as median and the 25th-75th interquartile range and analysed by Mann-Whitney test.
Spasms and twitches, particularly around the face and lips, and jerking of the limbs, may be noted along with borborygmi and sour belching.
Bentonite, bandaids, and borborygmi. Elements (Que), 5(2), 99-104.
The absence of borborygmi may mean the intestines have become obstructed.
Typical symptoms include dysphagia, regurgitation of undigested food, borborygmi in the cervical region, chronic coughing, aspiration due to overspill, halitosis and weight loss.
The quantitative parameters assessed during the clinical trial included plasma chemistry and vitamin levels, haematology and urine and stool analyses, as well as the qualitative self-assessment of GI discomfort (intensity and frequency of perceived abdominal/intestinal pain, flatulence, intestinal rumbling (borborygmi), bloating, meterorism, nausea and vomiting), and stool frequency and consistency.
Infected patients may also have borborygmi, abdominal pain, weight loss, anorexia, vomiting, and bipedal edema (1).
In all categories: abdominal pain/distension, stool frequency, gas and borborygmi, there was double to almost triple the symptom relief in the ECPO group.
Rowdy was troubled by borborygmi (loud intestinal rumbling noises) after eating this food and seemed uncomfortable, switching positions frequently.
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).