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I would like to know what is the meaning of "Flatulence" in English and what is the correct translation in Spanish?
I saw this term in a list of ethnobotanic uses.
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Meaning of Flatulence
Flatulence is defined in the medical literature as "flatus expelled through the anus" or the "quality or state of being flatulent",which is defined in turn as "marked by or affected with gases generated in the intestine or stomach; likely to cause digestive flatulence". - See link

 

Flatulence in Spanish is Flatulencia
Flatulencias o Aerofagia es como se denomina a los gases intestinales, vulgarmente pedo. Es la mezcla de gases intestinales que es expulsada por el ano, con un sonido y olor característicos. Estos gases intestinales provienen de tres fuentes: gases producidos a partir de los alimentos por colonias de bacterias intestinales2 y levaduras simbióticas que viven en el tracto gastrointestinal de los mamíferos;1 dióxido de carbono (CO2), que se produce por la neutralización del ácido gástrico; y aire tragado. Los gases originados por la fermentación bacteriana (principalmente hidrógeno y metano) suponen aproximadamente las 3/4 partes del total de la flatulencia. En la medicina se denomina meteorismo. - See link

 

More information about Flatulence in other websites
Definition of Flatulence in a medical dictionary (Thefreedictionary) - See link.
See the definition of Flatulence in the Oxford dictionaries - See link.
Search PubMed (US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health) for the term Flatulence - See link.
See if there is something in Youtube on the term Flatulence - See link.

 

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