Definition: 'Mass Peristalsis'
mass peristalsisType: Term
1. forcible peristaltic movements of short duration, occurring only three or four times a day, which move the contents of the large intestine from one division to the next, as from the ascending to the transverse colon.
Synonyms: mass movement
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