aperistalsis

[ ā-pĕr′ĭ-stôlsĭs, -stăl- ]

n.

The absence of peristalsis.

Nearby words

  1. apennines,
  2. apepi,
  3. apercu,
  4. aperient,
  5. aperiodic,
  6. aperitif,
  7. aperitive,
  8. apert,
  9. apert's syndrome,
  10. apert-crouzon syndrome


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