gastric motility

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gas·tric mo·til·i·ty

(gas'trik mō-til'i-tē)
Contractions of the smooth muscle of the stomach that help to liquify food into chyme and force it through the pyloric canal into the small intestine (i.e., gastric emptying).
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Characterisation of [[alpha].sub.2]-adrenoceptor subtypes involved in gastric emptying, gastric motility and gastric mucosal defense.
Bowers et al., "Ghrelin, appetite, and gastric motility: the emerging role of the stomach as an endocrine organ," The FASEB Journal, vol.
FSL rats have disturbed gastric motility, reflected as both an increased gastric accommodation rate and gastric volume during gastric distension, which then leads to a delay in gastric emptying [38].
Rayner et al., "Decreased gastric motility in type II diabetic patients," BioMed Research International, vol.
The increase in the number of gastric secretion cells is likely to counteract the increased expression of secretory and gastric motility factors that accompany hypertension.
Gastric residue and intestinal propulsion determinations were carried to evaluate the gastric motility according to the reported methods with minor modifications [20].
Relamorelin demonstrated substantial efficacy in relieving key diabetic gastroparesis symptoms of nausea, postprandial fullness, abdominal pain, and bloating, along with a potent prokinetic effect on gastric motility, after 12 weeks of treatment.
Enhanced development of novel products such as the domperidone drug for the treatment of gastric motility disorder are expected to fuel the growth of the drugs segment over the forecast period.
scolymus) extract supplementation on gastric motility: a pilot randomized study in healthy volunteers.
Active ghrelin plays an important role in mediating gastric motility (Taniguchi et al.
Although other factors influence the development of paralytic ileus after abdominal surgery, the most common cause is POL After surgery, motility returns to the small intestine within 24 hours, followed by the return of gastric motility within 24-28 hours.