Vermicular contractions of the small intestines could be seen at the distance of ten feet.
"Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine" by George M. Gould
Looked down upon, their motion seems peristaltic and vermicular, like that of three caterpillars.
"The Dynasts" by Thomas Hardy
It is this vermicular insignificance of the gossip that makes his detection so difficult, and gives him his security.
"Vanishing Roads and Other Essays" by Richard Le Gallienne
The worm of workers passes three days in the egg, five in the vermicular state, and then the bees close up its cell with a wax covering.
"New observations on the natural history of bees" by Francis Huber
This is called the peristaltic, or vermicular motion.
"A Treatise on Anatomy, Physiology, and Hygiene (Revised Edition)" by Calvin Cutter