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antiperistalsis (s) (noun), antiperistalses (pl)
A condition in which there is a wave of contractions in the gastrointestinal tract that moves toward the oral end, or the mouth: When antiperistalsis takes place in the duodenum (the first part of the small intestine), it is associated with vomiting; when it is in the ascending colon, it is supposed to be a normal occurrence.
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