/ (ˈmiːtɪəˌrɪzəm) /
med another name for tympanites
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Words nearby meteorism
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Example sentences from the Web for meteorism
The meteorism is usually preceded and accompanied by gurgling and tenderness on pressure in the right iliac fossa.
In a few days the febrile action and the meteorism may subside, leaving the symptoms of local peritonitis.
Medical definitions for meteorism
[ mē′tē-ə-rĭz′əm ]
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