vermiculation

/ (vɜːˌmɪkjʊˈleɪʃən) /

noun

physiol any wormlike movement, esp of the intestines; peristalsis
decoration consisting of wormlike carving or marks
the state of being worm-eaten

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Medical definitions for vermiculation

vermiculation
[ vər-mĭk′yə-lāshən ]

n.

Motion resembling that of a worm, especially the wavelike contractions of the intestine; peristalsis.
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