peristole


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pe·ris·to·le

(pĕ-ris'tō-lē),
The tonic activity of the walls of the stomach whereby the organ contracts about its contents; contrasting with the peristaltic waves passing from the cardia toward the pylorus (peristalsis).
[peri- + G. stellō, to contract]

pe·ris·to·le

(pĕr-is'tŏ-lē)
The tonic activity of the walls of the stomach whereby the organ contracts about its contents; contrasting with the peristaltic waves passing from the cardia toward the pylorus (peristalsis).
[peri- + G. stellō, to contract]