movement

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movement

(Activity), noun campaign, cause, mass movement, motion, operation, principle, series of actions directed towards a particular end, undertaking

movement

(Progress), noun action, agitation, circulation, course, denomination, effort, great cause, interest, issue, measure, outflow, performance, removal, shift, step, stir, stride, transition, transmittal, traveling

movement

(Shipment), noun cartage, conveyance, transit, transportation
See also: activity, band, campaign, circulation, course, denomination, dispatch, operation, outflow, progress, transition, transmittal
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From this position, the baby uses a wave-like tongue motion called peristaltic movement to remove milk from the nipple.
It is designed to overcome variables related to membrane permeability, enzymatic degradation, physical barriers, digestive states, hydration status, transit and peristaltic movement.
Its use might also improve appetite and regulate peristaltic movements of the gastrointestinal tract, he said.