flatus flatus


  • (n) a reflex that expels intestinal gas through the anus



  1. Engineers must also take into account ammonia and water vapor in perspiration, the hydrogen sulphide, methane, nitrogen and carbon dioxide of flatus, and the minute secretions of .
  2. And the puns are leaden: a Rolls-Royce is a "flatus symbol," lovemaking is a "deathscapade," and a gourmet ponders whether there is "life beyond the gravy.
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