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peristaltically (adverb), more peristaltically, most peristaltically
A reference to the process of involuntary wavelike successive muscular contractions by which food is moved through the digestive tract: The large, hollow organs of the digestive system contain muscles that enable their walls to move and the movement of these organ walls propel food and liquids and also peristaltically mix the contents within each organ.

In the stomach, the motions peristaltically blend food with gastric juices which turns them into a thin liquid.

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