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Flatulence

Introduction: Flatulence

Description of Flatulence

Flatulence (medical condition): Passing wind through the anus...more »

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Flatulence: a state of excessive gas in the alimentary canal.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Flatulence: Production or presence of gas in the gastrointestinal tract which may be expelled through the anus.
Source: MeSH 2007

Flatulence: Related Topics

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Flatulence as a Disease

Flatulence (medical condition): See Flatulence (disease information).
  »Introduction: Flatulence
  »Symptoms of Flatulence
  »Causes of Flatulence

Flatulence: Related Diseases

Flatulence: Flatulence is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Flatulence: Article Excerpts

Another common complaint is passage of too much gas through the rectum (flatulence). However, most people do not... (Source: excerpt from Gas in the Digestive Tract: NIDDK)

Another common complaint is passage of too much gas through the rectum (flatulence). However, most people... (Source: excerpt from Gas in the Digestive Tract: NIDDK)

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Flatulence as a Symptom

Flatulence (symptom): Gas passed from the anus...more »

Flatulence (symptom): Everyone has gas. Burping or passing gas through the rectum is normal. Because it is... (Source: excerpt from Why Do I Have Gas: NIDDK)

Everyone has gas and eliminates it by burping or passing it through the rectum. However, many people think they have too much gas when... (Source: excerpt from Gas in the Digestive Tract: NIDDK)

Another common complaint is passage of too much gas through the rectum (flatulence). However, most people do not realize that... (Source: excerpt from Gas in the Digestive Tract: NIDDK)

Flatulence (symptom): See Flatulence (symptom information).

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Flatulence: Related Disease Topics

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Terms associated with Flatulence:

Terms Similar to Flatulence:

  • flatulency
  • gas

Source - WordNet 2.1

Source - MeSH 2007

Related Topics

Source - MeSH 2007

Broader terms for Flatulence

Source - MeSH 2007

  • physiological state
  • physiological condition

Source - WordNet 2.1

The following terms can be used for Flatulence

Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Flatulence

The following list attempts to classify Flatulence into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • physiological condition,physiological state
  • state

Source: WordNet 2.1

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

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