Definition of Diastalsis

1. Noun. A form of peristalsis (as in the intestines) in which the wave of contraction is preceded by a period of inhibition ¹



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Medical Definition of Diastalsis

1. The type of peristalsis in which a region of inhibition precedes the wave of contraction, as seen in the intestinal tract. Origin: G. An arrangement (05 Mar 2000)

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