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tym·pa·ni·tes

 (tĭm′pə-nī′tēz)
n.
A distension of the abdomen resulting from the accumulation of gas or air in the intestine or peritoneal cavity. Also called tympany.

[Middle English, from Late Latin tympanītēs, from Greek tumpanītēs, from tumpanon, drum.]

tym′pa·nit′ic (-nĭt′ĭk) adj.

tympanites

(ˌtɪmpəˈnaɪtiːz)
n
(Pathology) distension of the abdomen caused by an abnormal accumulation of gas in the intestinal or peritoneal cavity, as in peritonitis. Also called: meteorism or tympany
[C14: from Late Latin, from Greek tumpanitēs concerning a drum, from tumpanon drum]
tympanitic adj

tym•pa•ni•tes

(ˌtɪm pəˈnaɪ tiz)

n.
gross distention of the abdominal wall by gas in the peritoneal cavity or intestines.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Late Latin tympanītēs < Greek tympanitēs, derivative of týmpanon drum (see tympanum)]
tym`pa•nit′ic (-ˈnɪt ɪk) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tympanites - distension of the abdomen that is caused by the accumulation of gas in the intestines or the peritoneal cavity
dilatation, distention, distension - the state of being stretched beyond normal dimensions
Translations

tym·pa·ni·tes

n. timpanitis, distensión del abdomen causada por acumulación de gas en los intestinos.
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