Borborygmus

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Medical Definition of Borborygmus

Borborygmus: A gurgling, rumbling, or squeaking noise from the abdomen that is caused by the movement of gas through the bowels. Also known as stomach rumbling. The plural is borborygmi.


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Reviewed on 5/13/2016

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