hypermotility

noun
hy·​per·​mo·​til·​i·​ty | \ ˌhī-pər-mō-ˈtil-ət-ē How to pronounce hypermotility (audio) \
plural hypermotilities

Medical Definition of hypermotility

: abnormal or excessive movement specifically : excessive motility of all or part of the gastrointestinal tract — compare hyperperistalsis, hypomotility

Other Words from hypermotility

hypermotile \ -​ˈmōt-​ᵊl How to pronounce hypermotility (audio) , -​ˈmō-​ˌtīl How to pronounce hypermotility (audio) \ adjective

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“Hypermotility.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hypermotility. Accessed 19 Jan. 2021.

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