borborygmus


bor·bo·ryg·mus

noun \ˌbr-bə-ˈrig-məs\
plural bor·bo·ryg·mi\-ˌmī\

Definition of BORBORYGMUS

:  intestinal rumbling caused by moving gas

Origin of BORBORYGMUS

New Latin, from Greek borborygmos, from borboryzein to rumble
First Known Use: 1762

bor·bo·ryg·mus

noun \ˌbr-bə-ˈrig-məs\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural bor·bo·ryg·mi \-ˌmī\

Medical Definition of BORBORYGMUS

: a rumbling sound made by the movement of gas in the intestine
bor·bo·ryg·mic \-mik\ adjective

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