Meaning of flatus

fla•tus

Pronunciation: (flā'tus), [key]
— pl. -tus•es.
  1. intestinal gas produced by bacterial action on waste matter in the intestines and composed primarily of hydrogen sulfide and varying amounts of methane. Also called
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