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 for flatus
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Flatus \Fla"tus\, n.; pl. E. Flatuses, L. Flatus. [L., fr.
     flare to blow.]
     1. A breath; a puff of wind. --Clarke.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. Gas generated in the stomach, intestine, or other cavities
        of the body. --Quincy.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a reflex that expels intestinal gas through the anus [syn:
           fart, farting, flatus, wind, breaking wind]

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