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enterokinesis

(ĕn′tə-rō-kə-nēsĭs, -kī-)
n.
  1. Muscular contraction of the alimentary canal, as in peristalsis.
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Related formsen′ter•o•ki•netic (-nĕtĭk) adj.
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