Nervous Control of Gastrointestinal Activity

Q. Write Short Notes on the Nervous Control of Gastrointestinal Activity   The digestive system has remarkably complex regulation of motility and secretion. Various control mechanisms, which include neural, endocrine, and local components, interact to regulate GI activities. This post discusses the neural control of gastrointestinal (GI) activity. Long Reflexes are Integrated in the CNS […]

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Concise Account of Deglutition – Made Easy

Q. Give a Concise Account of Deglutition Deglutition otherwise called swallowing is the motility associated with the pharynx and esophagus. Definition: Swallowing (deglutition) refers to the entire process of moving food from the mouth through the esophagus into the stomach. Swallowing Is A Sequentially Programmed Reflex Swallowing is initiated when a bolus, or ball of […]

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Gallstones

  Gallstone is one of the common gastrointestinal tract disturbances. This post describes the possible causes of gallstones as well as the treatments. Gallstones Gallstones are small stones, usually made of cholesterol, that form in the gallbladder. In most cases, they don’t cause any symptoms and don’t need to be treated. In the majority of […]

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Bile

  Lately, I have received a lot of interest and requests for an article on the important digestive system secretion – bile. If you have a background in sciences, bile and its importance in fat digestion is probably at least somewhat clear to you. However, you may not understand in details bile physiology. That’s what […]

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