Translation of peristalsis in Spanish:

peristalsis

peristaltismo, n.

Pronunciation /ˌpɛrəˈstɔlsəs//pɛrəˈstælsɪs//ˌpɛrɪˈstalsɪs/

noun

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    peristaltismo masculine
    perístole feminine
    • 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.
    • Capsule endoscopy uses a wireless video capsule that is swallowed by the patient and propelled by peristalsis.
    • Waves of muscle contractions called peristalsis force food down through the esophagus to the stomach.
    • The initial colonization of the walls of the ureter is in areas of turbulent flow which leads to paralysis of peristalsis.