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Related to myenteric: myenteric plexus, myenteric reflex


Relating to the myenteron.
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Relating to the myenteron.
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The smooth muscle layer of the intestine.
myenteric (mī″ĕn-ter′ik), adjective
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This phenomenon could well be related to the degeneration of autonomic neurons in the myenteric plexus and brainstem [45].
Bai et al., "Damage of the interstitial cells of Cajal and myenteric neurons causing ileus in acute necrotizing pancreatitis rats," Surgery, vol.
During embryologic development, submucosal ganglion cells form from the descendants of progenitors located in the myenteric plexus, which migrate centrifugally toward the bowel lumen.
The patient's histological assessment revealed mild inflammatory changes in the mucosa, normal aspects of the myenteric plexus in the ileum (Figure 2a and b), and the presence of eosinophils in the muscularis propria and myenteric plexus (myenteric plexitis) within the large bowel (Figure 2c and d).
In the myenteric ganglia of the antrum, the SP-positive cell bodies constitute 27.46 [+ or -] 1.09% of all HuC/D neurons studied (Figure 2, Figures 3(a)-3(c)).
Histogenesis and prognostic value of myenteric spread in colorectal cancer: a Japanese multi-institutional study.
Obestatin receptors are found in cholinergic neurons of myenteric plexus, Leydig cells of testes, stomach and small intestine of rats.
Gastrointestinal autonomic nerve tumors (GANTs) are rare tumors, probably developing from the myenteric plexus of Auerbach.
(1.) Gomes OA, Souz RR, Liberti EA A preliminary investigation of the effects of aging on nerve cell number in the myenteric ganglia of the human colon.
Langer has pointed out that BoTox A injections are expected to be effective for muscle incision in the intestinal lesions, probably because both of these methods relieve the high tension of the stenotic myenteric muscles that cause intestinal obstruction.