flatus


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flatus

[′flād·əs]
(medicine)
Gas in the intestinal tract.
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Identification of gases responsible for the odour of human flatus and evaluation of a device purported to reduce this odour.
Inability to control flatus or stool can produce embarrassment, leading to fear and anxiety that may limit a person's social and every-day activity.
Women reporting incontinence symptoms for flatus and faeces were classified as having AI.
In study group; one patient developed faecal soiling (lasted for 2 weeks) and another two patients developed flatus incontinence, lasted for about a week.
It was not until 1974 that flatus first appeared on screen," Robert Arthur reports in You Will Die: The Burden of Modern Taboos (Feral House).
The raffinose family oligosaccharides (RFOs), namely ciceritol, raffinose, stachyose, and verbascose are not desirable as usually result in bloating or flatus when consumed due to human inability to digest 1-6 galactosidic linkage [15].
She continued to pass flatus and had opened her bowels the day before.
Whoopee cushions, flatus, men standing on hoses and gazing into the nozzles.
Common factors contributing to flatus production are swallowed air and digestion of certain foods in the intestine.
Systematic reviews have demonstrated reduced times to first flatus and bowel motion, and a trend towards earlier hospital discharge (2,3).
2) Faecal incontinence has been defined as the involuntary or inappropriate passing of liquid or solid stool and can also include the incontinence of flatus.
Words progressively become flatus vocis, which is simple reverberation beyond their signified.