aperistalsis

noun
aperi·​stal·​sis | \ˌā-ˌper-ə-ˈstȯl-səs, -ˈstäl-, -ˈstal- \
plural aperistalses\-​ˌsēz \

Medical Definition of aperistalsis 

: absence of peristalsis

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