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Stomach Rumbles Happen To Everyone, And Can Happen Before Or After Eating


Updated May 23, 2014

Definition: The sound that gas makes as it moves through the intestines. It can occur when you're hungry, but it can also happen after meals. It's often called "stomach growling" or "stomach rumbling." Borborygmi is normal and happens to everyone from time to time.

Pronunciation: BOR-boh-RIG-mee

Also Known As: stomach growling

Common Misspellings: borborigmi, borborygmee

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