Flatulence, eructations of gas, and borborygmi are controlled by strict diet according to the rules given.
Flatulence is seen in infants suffering from intestinal indigestion and the food is nearly always at fault.
Flatulence is not inserted; but Flatulency is said to be 'windiness; fulness of wind.'
It was entitled 'The Art of Flatulence', and it consisted of a number of rules and definitions.
Flatulence (ventositas) is likewise a cause of gout, as we have already hinted.
Flatulence usually results from fermentative processes in the stomach and bowel, as the outcome of bacterial activity.