gastrointestinal hormone


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gas·tro·in·tes·ti·nal hor·mone

any secretion of the gastrointestinal mucosa affecting the timing and quantity of various digestive secretions (for example, secretin) or causing enhanced motility of the target organ (for example, cholecystokinin).

gas·tro·in·tes·ti·nal hor·mone

(gastrō-in-testi-năl hōrmōn)
Any secretion of the gastrointestinal mucosa affecting the timing and quantity of various digestive secretions or causing enhanced motility of the target organ.
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There is increasing evidence that the changes of gastrointestinal hormones play an important role in the gastrointestinal function after operation.
In conclusion, continuous jejunal interpositionon on gastrointestinal hormones after distal gastrectomy kept relative high levels of serum gastrin and plasma motilin, meanwhile mentained a low level of cholecystokinin in experimental model.
Role of gastrointestinal hormones in pathogenesis of functional diseases of the digestive system in adolescent.
Until now, as far as we are aware, there have been no reports on the regulative effects of EO from RA on delayed gastric emptying, gastrointestinal hormone and corticotropin-releasing factor (CRF) abnormalities induced by restraint stress stimulation in animals and on the mechanism of action of the EO.
Gastrointestinal hormone concentrations, including motilin (MTL), gastrin (GAS), somatostatin (SS) and vasoactive intestinal peptide (VIP) were determined with commercially available radioimmunoassay (RIA) kits.
Delayed gastric emptying is often accompanied by some alterations in the gastrointestinal hormone systems of humans and other mammals.
Table-IV: Serum gastrointestinal hormone levels (pg/ml, xs).
Conclusion: Supplementing early enteral micro-feeding with glutamine promoted the absorption of neonatal routine nutrients and vitamin D, obviously regulated gastrointestinal hormones, and elevated weight as a result.
Gastrointestinal hormones, serum MOT and GAS, are involved in the development and maturation of the digestive tract of neonates, particularly in the improvement of gastrointestinal structure and function.17 Mainly secreted by M cells in the small intestine, MOT is primarily responsible for promoting gastrointestinal motility.
There has been one study concerning the effect of exercise on gastrointestinal hormones and GER(6).
Once implanted the EndoBarrier affects certain gastrointestinal hormones which are involved in insulin sensitivity, glucose metabolism and satiety, these changes are said to allow for rapid and sustained improvement of type 2 diabetes.
(1) Chewing gum is believed to stimulate bowel motility by activating the cephalic-vagal reflex and by increasing the production of gastrointestinal hormones associated with bowel motility.

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