Patients & Families

Find a Doctor
Find a Location
Word! Borborygmus

Word! Borborygmus


Say: bor-buh-RIG-mis

How do you know it's lunchtime? Your stomach just made a growling sound called borborygmus. That's because when the muscles in your digestive system move food, liquid, and gas through your stomach and small intestine, it produces a rumbling sound. Borborygmus can happen anytime, but is louder and happens more often when you're hungry because your stomach is empty. Growl!

Carepages Logo is health care's largest social network to provide the emotional support needed for healing and well-being. CarePages enables those involved in a health event to create private websites for sharing health updates, photos and supportive messages

Create an Account