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peristole

peristole in Medicine

peristole pe·ris·to·le (pə-rĭs'tə-lē)
n.
The tonic contractions of the walls of the stomach about its contents.


per'i·stol'ic (pěr'ĭ-stŏl'ĭk) adj.
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