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peristaltic

adjective peri·stal·tic \-tik\

Definition of PERISTALTIC

1
:  of, relating to, resulting from, or being peristalsis
2
:  having an action suggestive of peristalsis
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Origin of PERISTALTIC

Greek peristaltikos, from peristellein to wrap around, from peri- + stellein to place
First Known Use: 1655
Medical Dictionary

peristaltic

adjective peri·stal·tic \-tik\

Medical Definition of PERISTALTIC

:  of, relating to, resulting from, or being peristalsis <peristaltic contractions>

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