anti peristaltic

antiperistalsis

[an-tee-per-i-stawl-sis, -stal-, an-tahy-]
noun Physiology.
reversed peristaltic action of the intestines, by which their contents are carried upward.

Origin:
anti- + peristalsis

antiperistaltic [an-tee-per-i-stal-tik, an-tahy-] , adjective
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antiperistalsis (ˌæntɪˌpɛrɪˈstælsɪs)
 
n
contractions of the intestine that force the contents in the opposite direction to the normal
 
antiperi'staltic
 
adj

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antiperistalsis an·ti·per·i·stal·sis (ān'tē-pěr'ĭ-stôl'sĭs, -stāl'-, ān'tī-)
n.
See reversed peristalsis.

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