Definition of Borborygmi

1. Noun. (plural of borborygmus) ¹



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Definition of Borborygmi

1. borborygmus [n] - See also: borborygmus

Medical Definition of Borborygmi

1. The rumbling, gurgling, tinkling noises heard on auscultation of the abdomen in conditions of increased intestinal peristalsis. (27 Sep 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Borborygmi

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boratian
borating
boration
boratoan
boratrane
borax
borax bead test
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borazine
borazines
borazon
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borborigmus
borborygm
borborygmi (current term)
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bord
bord service
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bordages
bordar
bordars
borde
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bordello

Literary usage of Borborygmi

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1. The Alimentary Tract: A Radiographic Study by Alfred Ernest Barclay (1915)
"borborygmi. The annoying and persistently recurring rumbles that some people exhibit are generally supposed to be due to collections of air in the intestine ..."

2. Thirty-five Years in the East: Adventures, Discoveries, Experiements, and by John Martin Honigberger (1852)
"cN Cher ay la, borborygmi. p. Chin, cart., pain in the bowels, ... Croc, sat,, borborygmi. Flatulency with indigestion. Crust. ..."

3. An Index of differential diagnosis of main symptoms by Herbert French (1918)
"24-M borborygmi are gurgling noises in the abdomen produced by peristaltic movements of the bowel acting upon the mixed gaseous and fluid contents. ..."

4. A Dictionary of Practical Materia Medica by John Henry Clarke (1900)
"Fulness in the abdomen : with borborygmi and colic; with pinching; ... Inflation of the abdomen every day, with tension and borborygmi, < while walking. ..."

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