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The rhythmic muscular contraction that pushes food from the oesophagus into the stomach is called .

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peristalsis
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digestion
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ingestion
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The correct option is A peristalsis
<!--td {border: 1px solid #ccc;}br {mso-data-placement:same-cell;}--> Peristalsis is the rhythmic contraction of muscles in the oesophagus which pushes the food into the stomach. It is usually a unidirectional movement.

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