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 (pĕr′ĭ-stôl′sĭs, -stăl′-)
n. pl. per·i·stal·ses (-sēz)
The wavelike muscular contractions of the digestive tract or other tubular structures by which contents are forced onward toward the opening.

[New Latin, from Greek peristaltikos, peristaltic, from peristellein, to wrap around : peri-, peri- + stellein, to place; see stel- in Indo-European roots.]

per′i·stal′tic (-stôl′tĭk, -stăl′-) adj.
per′i·stal′ti·cal·ly adv.


a. peristáltico-a, rel. a la peristalsis.
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