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noun as in breath

noun as in puff

noun as in whiff

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Example Sentences

There should be proper control of flatus and motions from the date of operation.

The plebs plebis think that the cause is wind or flatus, and that they get rid of the ague by belching.

The stomach and bowels are liable to distension by flatus, sometimes to the extent of producing colicky pains.

If the gangrenous portion be very full of fæces or flatus, incisions may be made into it.

This is especially the case where much flatus is generated, or where the patient is naturally stout.


On this page you'll find 50 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to flatus, such as: sigh, smell, whiff, aroma, flutter, and gust.

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