reversed peristalsis


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Related to reversed peristalsis: antiperistalsis

re·versed per·i·stal·sis

a wave of intestinal contraction in a direction the reverse of normal, by which the contents of the intestine are forced backward.
Synonym(s): antiperistalsis
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re·versed per·is·tal·sis

(rē-vĕrst' per'i-stal'sis)
A wave of intestinal contraction in a direction the reverse of normal, by which the contents of the intestine are forced backward.
Synonym(s): antiperistalsis.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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