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One entry found for peristalsis.
Main Entry: peri新tal新is
Pronunciation: secondarystressper-schwa-primarystressstodotl-sschwas, -primarystressstäl-, -primarystressstal-
Function: noun
Inflected Form(s): plural peri新tal新es /-secondarystresssemacronz/
: the contracting and expanding movements by which food and waste products of digestion are forced through parts (as the esophagus and intestine) of the digestive system
- peri新tal暗ic /-tik/ adjective

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