Peristalsis in a Sentence  ๐Ÿ”Š

Definition of Peristalsis

rhythmic, wave-like contraction of the digestive tract that forces food through it

Examples of Peristalsis in a sentence

Muscular peristalsis helps keep food moving downward through wavelike contractions. ๐Ÿ”Š

Peristalsis contractions in the womanโ€™s esophagus helped her to swallow her food. ๐Ÿ”Š

With a wavelike movement, muscular peristalsis in the manโ€™s stomach kept his food churning. ๐Ÿ”Š

Without peristalsis, organs in the digestive system would not contract and properly break down food. ๐Ÿ”Š

When peristalsis occurs in certain organs, the muscles wavelike contractions resemble the way an earthworm moves. ๐Ÿ”Š

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