A rapid accumulation of gas in the intestine. Meteorism is typically a sign of bowel necrosis from bacterial infection, a life-threatening surgical emergency, and is usually caused by the consumption of large quantities of undercooked pork.
To cause to expand by or as if by inflating:
To cause to expand, especially from internal pressure; dilate:
To blow full or swell out as with air or gas; distend; expand; dilate
To increase in volume or become larger as a result of pressure from within; expand; dilate
To lose or cause to lose vitality or intensity:
To become reduced in amount or value; dwindle:
(Economics) To raise short-term interest rates.
To produce deflation in (an economy).
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