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Medical Term:

flatulence

Pronunciation: flat'yu-lents

Definition: Presence of an excessive amount of gas in the stomach and intestines.

[Mod. L. flatulentus, fr. L. flatus, a blowing, fr. flo, pp. flatus, to blow]

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