The intestines undergo an augmentation in peristalsis and borborygmi are heard.
Tympanites, borborygmi, and a sensation of fulness in the abdomen accompany the pain or may exist without it.
The pain is accompanied by borborygmi, and is succeeded sooner or later by a desire to go to stool.
If the attack be wind colic, the abdomen is enlarged by tympanitic distension; borborygmi and belching occur.
If the abstinence is continued for two or three days he has borborygmi, occasionally tenesmus.
borborygmi, the tension of the abdomen, pain, and sensibility to pressure are all intensified.
also borborygmus, 17c., from Latin borborigmus, from Greek borborygmos, from borboryzein "to have a rumbling in the bowels," imitative.
borborygmus bor·bo·ryg·mus (bôr'bə-rĭg'məs)
n. pl. bor·bo·ryg·mī' (-mī')
A rumbling noise produced by the movement of gas through the intestines.