n. wind in or from the stomach or bowels.
Etymology: L, = blowing f. flare blow

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  • flatus — flátus s. n. Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  FLÁTUS s.n. (med.) Gaze expulzate din stomac şi intestin. [pl. se. / < lat. flatus – vânt]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 06.04.2005. Sursa: DN  FLÁTUS s …   Dicționar Român

  • FLATUS — seu obsceni ventris crepitus in Microcosmo, Macrocosmi ventos referunt, ut Andr. Laurent. ait Anatom. l. 1. c. 2. Uti enim fulguta referunt excandescentium oculi coruscantes; tonittu, ructus, et intestinorum murmura, quae Graeci βορβορυγὰς et… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Flatus — Fla tus, n.; pl. E. {Flatuses}, L. {Flatus}. [L., fr. flare to blow.] 1. A breath; a puff of wind. Clarke. [1913 Webster] 2. Gas generated in the stomach, intestine, or other cavities of the body. Quincy. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • flatus — 1660s, from L. flatus a blowing, from flare to blow (see BLOW (Cf. blow) (v.1)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Flatus — (lat.), das Entweichen angesammelter Luft im Körper, entweder nach oben (Aufstoßen) od. nach unten (Blähungen). Daher Flatulent, blähend, eitel; Flatulenz, Blähsucht …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Flatus — Flatus,der:⇨Wind(I,2) …   Das Wörterbuch der Synonyme

  • flatus — [flāt′əs] n. [L < flare, to blow: see BLAST] gas in, or expelled from, the stomach or intestines …   English World dictionary

  • Flatus — Flatulenz (von lat. flatus „Wind, Blähung“, Blähungen) bezeichnet die Aufblähung des Magens bzw. des Darms durch bei der Verdauung gebildeten Gase (z. B. Methan, Kohlenmonoxid, Kohlendioxid, Schwefelwasserstoff und andere Gär bzw. Faulgase),… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Flatus — Gas in the intestinal tract or passed through the anus. The intestinal gases are hydrogen, nitrogen, carbon dioxide, and methane, all of which are odorless. The unpleasant smell of flatus is the result of trace gases such as indole, skatole, and …   Medical dictionary

  • Flatus — Blähung; Furz (derb); Flatulenz; Darmwind (umgangssprachlich); Pups (umgangssprachlich); Schoas (bayr.) (derb); Schas (österr.) (derb) * * …   Universal-Lexikon

  • flatus — noun /ˈfleɪtəs,ˈflætəs,ˈflætuːs/ a) Gas generated in the digestive tract. […] an incensed political surgeon, who is not in much renown for his mercy, upon great provocations: who, without waiting for his death, will flay and dissect him alive;… …   Wiktionary

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