Flatulence vs Flatulogenic - What's the difference?

flatulence | flatulogenic |


As a noun flatulence

is the state of having gas, often malodorous, trapped (and often released, frequently with noise) in the digestive system of a human and some other animals; wind; and when released, a flatus, a fart.

As an adjective flatulogenic is

tending to produce flatulence.

flatulence

Noun

(-)
  • The state of having gas, often malodorous, trapped (and often released, frequently with noise) in the digestive system of a human and some other animals; wind; and when released, a flatus, a fart.
  • The release of such gas, farting.
  • Coordinate terms

    * queef

    Usage notes

    A formal Latinate term, used in medical and scientific discourse, but also euphemistically to avoid crude terms such as fart. Compare excrement.

    flatulogenic

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Tending to produce flatulence.
  • * 1953 , Modern Medicine Annual
  • In some individuals various foods are flatulogenic , especially milk, legumes, and cabbage.
  • * 1992 , Edgar Achkar, Richard Gilbert Farmer, Bertram Fleshler, Clinical gastroenterology
  • This is the flatulogenic effect of laxatives in general.