ret·​ro·​stal·​sis ˌre-trō-ˈstȯl-səs How to pronounce retrostalsis (audio) -ˈstäl- How to pronounce retrostalsis (audio)
plural retrostalses -ˌsēz How to pronounce retrostalsis (audio)
: backward motion of the intestines : reversed peristalsis
retrostaltic adjective

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“Retrostalsis.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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