enterokinesis

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enterokinesis en·ter·o·ki·ne·sis (ěn'tə-rō-kə-nē'sĭs, -kī-)
n.
Muscular contraction of the alimentary canal, as in peristalsis.


en'ter·o·ki·net'ic (-nět'ĭk) adj.
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