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See definition of flatus on Dictionary.com
  • as inbreath
  • as inpuff
  • as inwhiff

synonyms for flatus

  • sigh
  • smell
  • whiff
  • aroma
  • flutter
  • gust
  • odor
  • puff
  • vapor
  • waft
  • zephyr
  • faint breeze
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How to use flatus in a sentence

There should be proper control of flatus and motions from the date of operation.
A SYSTEM OF OPERATIVE SURGERY, VOLUME IV (OF 4)VARIOUS
The plebs plebis think that the cause is wind or flatus, and that they get rid of the ague by belching.
A HISTORY OF EPIDEMICS IN BRITAIN, VOLUME II (OF 2)CHARLES CREIGHTON
The stomach and bowels are liable to distension by flatus, sometimes to the extent of producing colicky pains.
A SYSTEM OF PRACTICAL MEDICINE BY AMERICAN AUTHORS, VOL. IVARIOUS
If the gangrenous portion be very full of fæces or flatus, incisions may be made into it.
A MANUAL OF THE OPERATIONS OF SURGERYJOSEPH BELL
This is especially the case where much flatus is generated, or where the patient is naturally stout.
A MANUAL OF THE OPERATIONS OF SURGERYJOSEPH BELL
In pectore sunt flatus & tussis ut in aere uenti & tonitrua.
STUDIES IN THE HISTORY AND METHOD OF SCIENCEVARIOUS
Much distress is occasioned by abdominal distension from flatus, which develops with remarkable rapidity.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 14, SLICE 6VARIOUS
Relief is obtained both from the pain and from the sense of distension by expulsion of flatus.
A SYSTEM OF PRACTICAL MEDICINE BY AMERICAN AUTHORS, VOL. IIVARIOUS
His stomach was a good deal disturbed, and the bowels were soon distended with flatus.
A SYSTEM OF PRACTICAL MEDICINE BY AMERICAN AUTHORS, VOL. IIVARIOUS
Not that they may not be more than names (flatus vocis), but that they are nothing less than names.
TRAGIC SENSE OF LIFEMIGUEL DE UNAMUNO
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO FLATUS

  • aroma
  • faint breeze
  • flatus
  • flutter
  • gust
  • odor
  • puff
  • sigh
  • smell
  • vapor
  • waft
  • whiff
  • zephyr
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.