vermiculation

Primary Meanings of vermiculation

1.
n
the process of wavelike muscle contractions of the alimentary tract that moves food along
2.
n
a decoration consisting of wormlike carvings
Full Definitions of vermiculation
1

n the process of wavelike muscle contractions of the alimentary tract that moves food along

Synonyms:
peristalsis
Antonyms:
anastalsis
muscular action of the alimentary tract in a direction opposite to peristalsis
Type of:
activity, bodily function, bodily process, body process
an organic process that takes place in the body
2

n a decoration consisting of wormlike carvings

Type of:
carving
a sculpture created by removing material (as wood or ivory or stone) in order to create a desired shape
embellishment
a superfluous ornament

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