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- n. reversed peristalsis
- n. peristalsis occurring in the opposite direction of the way it typically occurs
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Inverted peristaltic action of the intestines by which their contents are carried upward.
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_Esophageal antiperistalsis_ is the name given by the author to a heretofore undescribed disease associated with regurgitation of food from the esophagus, the food not having reached the stomach.
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