peristalsis definition

  • noun:
    • The wavelike muscular contractions associated with alimentary canal or any other tubular frameworks through which contents tend to be required onward toward the orifice.
    • The rhythmic, wave-like contraction for the digestive system that forces meals through it.
    • Peristaltic contraction or activity.
    • The strange involuntary muscular movements of varied hollow body organs associated with the body, specifically of this alimentary canal, whereby their particular contents are propelled forward.
    • the process of wavelike muscle mass contractions for the alimentary area that moves meals along

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