gastrointestinal tract

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gastrointestinal tract

[¦ga·strō‚in′tes·tən·əl ′trakt]
(anatomy)
The stomach and intestine.
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In domestic poultry, GI tract transit times and nutrient absorption are evaluated by using feed that is labeled with chromic oxide or titanium oxide.
The researchers found that the wild-type strain was able to establish significantly more colonies in the swine GI tract than the mutant strain.
For the new edition, Odze and Goldblum have added new chapters on screening and surveillance guidelines in gastroenterology, congential and developmental disorders of the GI tract, GI tract enteropathies of infancy and childhood, vascular disorders of the GI tract, and fatty liver disease.
If our risk estimates are correct, it would be necessary to treat approximately 2,000 patients per year with serotonin reuptake inhibitors for 1 case of upper GI tract bleeding to be attributed to them, which indicates that the risk is rather low in the general population treated with these drugs.
What's in it: Saccharomyces boulardii, a yeast that can reside temporarily in the GI tract.
About 33% of whites had clinically important lesions in the upper GI tract, compared with 32% of blacks, 43% of Hispanics, and 54% of patients from other ethnic groups.
The resident bacteria in the lower bowel produce gas as they break down foods not fully digested by enzymes in the upper GI tract.
During severe diarrhea, the object was released from the GI tract.
There is a dearth of effective products for the treatment of diseases associated with GI tract dysmotility.
OrBec is being developed as a 2-pill system with dual release characteristics that initially begins to release BDP in the stomach, and continues to release BDP as it travels down the GI tract for broader coverage of the intestines.
Other, ongoing work at Iowa State includes evaluating soy sphingolipids--fats found in soybeans that may be anti-cancer type agents--and studying soy sapanins, which are thought to be cholesterol-lowering tools for the GI tract.
One alligator was in poor to moderate body condition and had scattered bronchiectasis, no ingesta throughout the GI tract, and mild multifocal serous atrophy of fat.