antiperistaltic
1. Relating to antiperistalsis. 2. Impeding or arresting peristalsis.

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an·ti·peri·stal·tic -tik adj
1) opposed to or checking peristaltic motion
2) relating to antiperistalsis

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an·ti·per·i·stal·tic (an″te-) (an″ti-perґĭ-stawlґtik) 1. pertaining to or causing antiperistalsis. 2. diminishing peristaltic action. 3. an agent that diminishes peristaltic action.

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