"Peristalsis" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
A movement, caused by sequential muscle contraction, that pushes the contents of the intestines or other tubular organs in one direction.
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Peristalsis".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Peristalsis".
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