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meteorism

noun
  1. med another name for tympanites
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  • In a few days the febrile action and the meteorism may subside, leaving the symptoms of local peritonitis.

    A System of Practical Medicine By American Authors, Vol. II

    Various

  • The meteorism is usually preceded and accompanied by gurgling and tenderness on pressure in the right iliac fossa.


meteorism in Medicine

meteorism

(mētē-ə-rĭz′əm)
n.
  1. tympanites