Definition of Peristalses

1. Noun. (plural of peristalsis) ¹



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Definition of Peristalses

1. peristalsis [n] - See also: peristalsis

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Peristalses

perispomenon
perispondylic
perispondylitis
perispore
perispores
perisporium
perisporiums
perissad
perissodactyl
perissodactyl mammal
perissodactyla
perissodactyls
perissological
perissologies
perissology
peristalses (current term)
peristalsis
peristaltic
peristaltick
peristasis
peristatic hyperaemia
peristeria
peristerias
peristerion
peristerite
peristerites
peristernal perichondritis
peristeromorphous
peristeronic
peristeropodous

Literary usage of Peristalses

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1. Kirkes' Handbook of Physiology by William Senhouse Kirkes, Charles Wilson Greene (1922)
"In the meantime digesting material is being received into the ascending colon through the ilio-cecal sphincter, being slowly forced on by the peristalses of ..."

2. Lectures on Nervous and Mental Diseases by Charles Sinclaire Elliott (1897)
"When it is abundant, peristalses are vigorous, capillary circulation is normal, ... When it is deficient, peristalses become sluggish, effete material is ..."

3. Orificial Surgery, Its Philosophy, Application and Technique, Comp edited by Benjamin Elisha Dawson, Elizabeth (Hamilton) Muncie, Albert B. Grant, H. E. Beebe (1912)
"When it is abundant peristalses are vigorous, capillary circulation is normal, ... When it is deficient peristalses become sluggish, effete matter is unduly ..."

4. The Control of Hunger in Health and Disease by Anton Julius Carlson (1916)
"In the reclining position there occur typical peristalses of the fornix. At the conclusion of gastric digestion there occur circular contractions of the ..."

5. A Text-book of Physiology: Normal and Pathological. For Students and by Winfield Scott Hall (1905)
"... and futile peristalses, and finally as a symptom of secondary peritonitis. The mode of onset depends upon the suddenness of the strangulation, ..."

6. Pathological physiology of internal diseases by Albion Walter Hewlett (1916)
"... finally, it may be due to an absence of the large colonie peristalses which are believed by some to constitute the normal mode of transporting material ..."

7. Monographic Medicine by Albion Walter Hewlett, Henry Leopold Elsner (1916)
"... finally, it may be due to an absence of the large colonic peristalses which are believed by some to constitute the normal mode of transporting material ..."

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