gastrointestinal tract

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gastrointestinal tract

[¦ga·strō‚in′tes·tən·əl ′trakt]
(anatomy)
The stomach and intestine.
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During fasting, the digestive organs especially alimentary track rest.
The GutCheck System hopes to analyse the electrical activity frequencies of the digestive organs under normal conditions to help pinpoint the source and nature of dysfunction to help physicians better target therapies and provide faster relief and at a lower cost for patients.
PARIVRTTA JANU SIRSHASANA This side bend, with twist, is particularly good for those who sit in an office chair all day, and has the following benefits: When twisting and side bending, the abdominal muscles are compressed, so the internal digestive organs are being massaged, therefore helping to keep a healthy digestive system Stretches the oblique muscles at the sides of the body, as well as the hamstrings, and also helps the extensor muscles in the back to lengthen, therefore improving posture Balances both sides of the body.
Even fish should be thoroughly washed and all digestive organs and gills should be removed, he advised.
Moreover, it was reported that heat oxidation led the soy protein to generate reactive oxygen species, decrease the antioxidant status and induce redox imbalance in digestive organs of mice fed heat-oxidized soybean protein (Tang et al.
The good news is several large studies have found that garlic eaters are less likely to develop various kinds of cancer, especially in the digestive organs.
Adrenaline also increases the heart rate and reduces blood flow to most digestive organs while simultaneously increasing flow to major skeletal muscles.
Timing of food intake may produce its affects via alterations in digestive organs and adipose tissue.
The digestive organs and most other visible structures are bunched toward the front of the body.
But the patients experienced the side effect of hyper-thermia - overheating of the body - apparently in their digestive organs.
Even more fascinating, however, their study indicates that domestic dogs' brains and digestive organs evolved in ways similar to humans'.