flatulence

noun flat·u·lence \ ˈfla-chə-lən(t)s \
Updated on: 18 Nov 2017

Definition of flatulence

1 : the quality or state of being flatulent
2 : flatus expelled through the anus

Examples of flatulence in a Sentence

  1. symptoms include nausea, flatulence, and cramps

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First Known Use of flatulence

1711


FLATULENCE Defined for English Language Learners

flatulence

noun

Definition of flatulence for English Language Learners

  • : the presence of too much gas or air in the stomach or intestines


Medical Dictionary

flatulence

noun flat·u·lence \ ˈflach-ə-lən(t)s \

medical Definition of flatulence

: the quality or state of being flatulent


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