Definition of Vermiculation

1. Noun. The process of wavelike muscle contractions of the alimentary tract that moves food along.

Exact synonyms: Peristalsis
Generic synonyms: Activity, Bodily Function, Bodily Process, Body Process
Antonyms: Anastalsis



2. Noun. A decoration consisting of wormlike carvings.
Generic synonyms: Carving, Embellishment
Derivative terms: Vermiculate

Definition of Vermiculation

1. n. The act or operation of moving in the manner of a worm; continuation of motion from one part to another; as, the vermiculation, or peristaltic motion, of the intestines.

2. n. The act or operation of moving in the manner of a worm; continuation of motion from one part to another; as, the vermiculation, or peristaltic motion, of the intestines.

Definition of Vermiculation

1. Noun. A pattern of irregular wavy lines ¹

2. Noun. (medicine dated) Peristalsis ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Vermiculation

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Medical Definition of Vermiculation

1. 1. The act or operation of moving in the manner of a worm; continuation of motion from one part to another; as, the vermiculation, or peristaltic motion, of the intestines. 2. The act of vermiculating, or forming or inlaying so as to resemble the motion, track, or work of a worm. 3. Penetration by worms; the state of being wormeaten. 4. A very fine wavy crosswise colour marking, or a patch of such markings, as on the feathers of birds. Origin: L. Vermiculatio a being worm-eaten. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Vermiculation

vermicide
vermicides
vermicious
vermicompost
vermicomposted
vermicomposting
vermicomposts
vermicular
vermicular colic
vermicular movement
vermicular pulse
vermiculate
vermiculated
vermiculates
vermiculating
vermiculation (current term)
vermiculations
vermicule
vermiculite
vermiculites
vermiculous
vermiculture
vermiculus
vermiform
vermiform appendage
vermiform appendices
vermiform appendix
vermiform process
vermiformia
vermifugal

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