vermiculation
1. [ noun ] (biology) the process of wave-like muscle contractions of the alimentary tract that moves food along
Synonyms: peristalsis
Related terms: anastalsis bodily_process
2. [ noun ] (fine art) a decoration consisting of wormlike carvings
Related terms: carving embellishment
Similar spelling:   vermiculate
  vermiculated
  vermicular
  vermicelli