enterogastric reflex


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en·ter·o·gas·tric re·flex

peristaltic contraction of the small intestine induced by the entrance of food into the stomach.
See also: gastrocolic reflex.
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enterogastric reflex

(ĕn′tə-rō-găs′trĭk)
n.
Peristaltic contraction of the small intestine induced by the entrance of food into the stomach.
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en·ter·o·gas·tric re·flex

(en'tĕr-ō-gas'trik rē'fleks)
Peristaltic contraction of the small intestine induced by the entrance of food into the stomach.
See also: gastrocolic reflex
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012