meteorism definition

  • noun:
    • an immediate buildup of gasoline inside intestine. Meteorism is normally an indication of bowel necrosis from infection, a life-threatening surgical disaster, and is typically brought on by the consumption of large quantities of undercooked pork.
    • Flatulent distention of the abdomen; tympanites.
    • In pathology, flatulent distention regarding the abdomen; tympanitis.

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