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peristalsis
American English: /ˌpɛrəˈstɔlsəs/
, /pɛrəˈstælsɪs/
British English: /ˌpɛrɪˈstalsɪs/

Translation of peristalsis in Spanish:

noun

uncountable
  • peristaltismo (masculine)
    perístole (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • Yoga helps your body reabsorb and expel gas by stimulating peristalsis, the muscle contractions that eliminate waste.
    • Waves of muscle contractions called peristalsis force food down through the esophagus to the stomach.
    • The initial colonization of the walls of the ureter is in areas of turbulent flow which leads to paralysis of peristalsis.
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