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Noun: vermiculation  vu(r),mi-kyû'ley-shun
  1. The process of wavelike muscle contractions of the alimentary tract that moves food along
    - peristalsis
  2. A decoration consisting of wormlike carvings

Derived forms: vermiculations

Type of: activity, bodily function, bodily process, body process, carving, embellishment

Encyclopedia: Vermiculation