In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- Waves of muscle contractions called peristalsis force food down through the esophagus to the stomach.
- Capsule endoscopy uses a wireless video capsule that is swallowed by the patient and propelled by peristalsis.
- The initial colonization of the walls of the ureter is in areas of turbulent flow which leads to paralysis of peristalsis.
- The pumps operate on the theory of peristalsis as is commonly seen in the human digestive system.
- Yoga helps your body reabsorb and expel gas by stimulating peristalsis, the muscle contractions that eliminate waste.
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