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hyperperistalsis (s) (noun), hyperperistalses (pl)
An abnormally fast rhythmic contraction of the smooth muscles which are involved in the movements of food through the digestive tract: Because Molly had to go to the bathroom more often than usual, she decided to go to her family doctor and was diagnosed as having hyperperistalsis. Dr. Smith gave her some medication to relieve her of her unhealthy condition and within a few days she was healthy again!
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