flatus

noun fla·tus \ ˈflā-təs \

Definition of flatus

: gas generated in the stomach or bowels

Origin and Etymology of flatus

Latin, act of blowing, act of breaking wind


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flatus

noun fla·tus \ ˈflāt-əs \

medical Definition of flatus

: gas generated in the stomach or bowels

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