Term: gut peristalsis
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Name: gut
Synonyms: alimentary canal, enteric tract, gut tube
Definition: The alimentary or digestive tract, and associated organs.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0000112]
Name: peristalsis
Definition: A wavelike sequence of involuntary muscular contraction and relaxation that passes along a tubelike structure, such as the intestine, impelling the contents onwards.
Ontology: GO: Biological Process [GO:0030432]   QuickGO   AmiGO