involuntary muscle contractions which move a bolus through the gastrointestinal tract are called

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Janelle

Peristalsis are involuntary muscle contractions that occur in waves primarily in the digestive tract that help move food through the digestive system. The waves originate in the esophagus, stomach or intestines and vary in magnitude and length according to what triggered them.

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