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Pronunciation: hi'per-an'a-ki-ne'ze-a, -ki-ne'sis

Definition: Excessive to-and-fro movement, of the stomach or intestine.

Synonym(s): hyperanacinesia, hyperanacinesis

[hyper- + G. anakinesis, to-and-fro movement]

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