flatus


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fla·tus

 (flā′təs)
n.
Gas generated in or expelled from the digestive tract, especially the stomach or intestines.

[Latin flātus, wind, fart, from flāre, to blow; see bhlē- in Indo-European roots.]

flatus

(ˈfleɪtəs)
n, pl -tuses
(Physiology) gas generated in the alimentary canal
[C17: from Latin: a blowing, snorting, from flāre to breathe, blow]

fla•tus

(ˈfleɪ təs)

n., pl. -tus•es.
intestinal gas.
[1660–70; < New Latin; Latin: blowing, breath, breathing, derivative of flāre to blow]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.flatus - a reflex that expels intestinal gas through the anusflatus - a reflex that expels intestinal gas through the anus
Translations
kaasupierusuolistokaasu

fla·tus

n. flato, pop. aventación, gas o aire en los intestinos.

flatus

n flato, gas m (expulsado del recto)
References in classic literature ?
It is allowed, that senates and great councils are often troubled with redundant, ebullient, and other peccant humours; with many diseases of the head, and more of the heart; with strong convulsions, with grievous contractions of the nerves and sinews in both hands, but especially the right; with spleen, flatus, vertigos, and deliriums; with scrofulous tumours, full of fetid purulent matter; with sour frothy ructations: with canine appetites, and crudeness of digestion, besides many others, needless to mention.
If bowel symptoms are present despite 6 weeks of anti-candida treatment, especially with foul (sulfur)-smelling flatus (think back to the "silent but deadlies" of your grade-school days), a bacterial gut infection such as SIBO (small intestinal bacterial overgrowth) is likely and needs treatment.
12) The sulfur component of gas resulting from fermentation gives an unpleasant odor to flatus and feces.
tetrahydrolipstatin, Orlistat, Alli), also has several known side effects, including unpleasant gastrointestinal issues--steatorrhea (oily, loose stools with excessive intestinal putrefaction and flatus due to unabsorbed fats reaching the large intestine), fecal incontinence, frequent bowel movements and urgency, compromised absorption of fat-soluble vitamins and nutrients, increased appetite and diminished effectiveness over time.
Regarding early postoperative complications (30 days), prolonged paralytic ileus (defined as the inability to pass flatus for longer than 5 days) occurred in 3 patients.
Faecal incontinence is a result of poor bowel control and includes symptoms of inadvertent passage of stool, soiling, or excessive escape of flatus.
Anal incontinence (AI) is defined as involuntary loss of faeces or flatus.
John, Tests Found Major Flatus in Parolee GPS Monitoring Devices, L.
Shreddies said that through extensive testing the carbon cloth could filter odours 200 times the strength of the average flatus emission.
Although it can decrease postprandial glucose excursions, bothersome side effects can include cramping and excessive flatus.
In each visit DRE was performed and enquiry was made about pain, faecal soiling and flatus or faeces incontinence.
The next thing you know, she's off to a lab where she hopes a researcher "might be able to whip up a batch of artificial flatus.