hypermotility

noun

hy·​per·​mo·​til·​i·​ty ˌhī-pər-mō-ˈtil-ət-ē How to pronounce hypermotility (audio)
plural hypermotilities
: abnormal or excessive movement
specifically : excessive motility of all or part of the gastrointestinal tract compare hyperperistalsis, hypomotility
hypermotile adjective

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“Hypermotility.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hypermotility. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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