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Pronunciation: bōr-bō-rig′mŭs, -rig′mī

Definition: Rumbling or gurgling noises produced by movement of gas, fluid, or both in the alimentary canal, and audible at a distance.

[G. borborygmos, rumbling in the bowels]

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