isoperistaltic

adjective
iso·​peri·​stal·​tic | \ ˌī-sō-ˌper-ə-ˈstȯl-tik, -ˈstäl-, -ˈstal- How to pronounce isoperistaltic (audio) \

Medical Definition of isoperistaltic

: performed or arranged so that the grafted or anastomosed parts exhibit peristalsis in the same direction isoperistaltic gastroenterostomy

Other Words from isoperistaltic

isoperistaltically \ -​ti-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce isoperistaltically (audio) \ adverb

Comments on isoperistaltic

What made you want to look up isoperistaltic? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

one that collects or salvages junk

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Time Traveler Quiz: Which Word Came First?

  • time traveler quiz which word came first
  • Which came first?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!