borborygmi also borborygmus, 17c., from L. borborigmus, from Gk. borborygmos, from borboryzein "to have a rumbling in the bowels," imitative.

Etymology dictionary. 2014.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • borborygmi — n. rumbling in the stomach caused by intestinal gas …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Урчание (Borborygmus, Множ. Borborygmi) — характерные звуки в животе, вызываемые движением жидкости и газа в кишечнике. Сильное урчание связано с усиленной перистальтикой кишечника, например, в случае синдрома раздражения кишечника, при его закупорке или при избыточном скоплении в нем… …   Медицинские термины

  • Borborygmus — Bowel sounds, the gurgling, rumbling, or growling noise from the abdomen caused by the muscular contractions of peristalsis, the process that moves the contents of the stomach and intestines downward. The plural is borborygmi. Bowel sounds are… …   Medical dictionary

  • Borborygmus — (plural borborygmi) (from Greek βορβορυγμός ) also known as stomach growling or rumbling is the rumbling sound produced by the movement of gas through the intestines of animals, including humans. The word borborygmus is an onomatopoeia for this… …   Wikipedia

  • Erythritol — IUPAC name (2R,3S) butane 1,2,3,4 tetraol …   Wikipedia

  • borborygmus — n.; pl. borborygmi an abdominal gurgle due to movement of fluid and gas in the intestine. Excessive borborygmi occur when intestinal movement is increased, for example in the irritable bowel syndrome and in intestinal obstruction, or when there… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • borborygmus — noun (plural borborygmi) Etymology: New Latin, from Greek borborygmos, from borboryzein to rumble Date: 1762 intestinal rumbling caused by moving gas …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Typhoid fever — Infobox Disease Name = Typhoid fever Caption = Salmonella typhi bacteria DiseasesDB = 27829 ICD10 = ICD10|A|01|0|a|00 ICD9 = ICD9|002 ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = oph eMedicineTopic = 686 eMedicine mult = eMedicine2|med|2331 |… …   Wikipedia

  • Alas, Poor Maling — is a short story by Graham Greene. It was first published in 1940. Plot summary The story is told in first person by an unnamed narrator who has a friend named Maling. Maling is afflicted with an unusual medical affliction which his doctors label …   Wikipedia

  • Spring Valley Juice — Created in 1955, Spring Valley Juice positioned itself as a premium juice brand and is available in 20 flavours. On 29 November 2000, Cadbury Schweppes acquired Spring Valley Juice, which has approximately a 27% share of Australian single serve… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.