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borborygmus

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noun bor·bo·ryg·mus \ˌbȯr-bə-ˈrig-məs\

Definition of borborygmus

plural bor·bo·ryg·miplay \-ˌmī\

  1. :  intestinal rumbling caused by moving gas



Origin of borborygmus

New Latin, from Greek borborygmos, from borboryzein to rumble


First Known Use: circa 1724


Medical Dictionary

borborygmus

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noun bor·bo·ryg·mus \ˌbȯr-bə-ˈrig-məs\

Medical Definition of borborygmus

plural bor·bo·ryg·mi \-ˌmī\play

  1. :  a rumbling sound made by the movement of gas in the intestine

  2. bor·bo·ryg·mic \-mik\play adjective




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