hyperperistalsis

noun
hy·​per·​peri·​stal·​sis | \ -ˌper-ə-ˈstȯl-səs How to pronounce hyperperistalsis (audio) , -ˈstäl- How to pronounce hyperperistalsis (audio) , -ˈstal- \
plural hyperperistalses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce hyperperistalses (audio) \

Medical Definition of hyperperistalsis

: excessive or excessively vigorous peristalsis — compare hypermotility

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“Hyperperistalsis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hyperperistalsis. Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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