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 hyperperistalsis (audio)
: 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 20 Jul. 2024.

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