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Meaning of FLATUS

Pronunciation:  'fleytus

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a reflex that expels intestinal gas through the anus
 

FLATUS is a 6 letter word that starts with F.

 

 Synonyms: breaking wind, fart, farting, wind
 
 See Also: inborn reflex, innate reflex, instinctive reflex, physiological reaction, reflex, unconditioned reflex

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Fla"tus\, n.; pl. E. {Flatuses}, L. {Flatus}. [L., fr.
flare to blow.]
1. A breath; a puff of wind. --Clarke.

2. Wind or gas generated in the stomach or other cavities of
   the body. --Quincy.

 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: Flatulence is gas produced in the bowel.
 

 

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