gastrointestinal tract

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gastrointestinal tract

[¦ga·strō‚in′tes·tən·əl ′trakt]
(anatomy)
The stomach and intestine.
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ABOUT GIA The six GI physicians of Gastro-Intestinal Associates, Inc.
concerning the effects of ENMs on the gastro-intestinal system," adding: "We don't want to happen to nanotechnology what happened to genetically modified agriculture .
Fifty-four per cent of the population in the region is overweight or obese, which can have an impact on services, 24% of adults smoke, which is a major risk factor in bowel disease and gastro-intestinal cancers, and 43% of adults in North Wales drink alcohol above national safety guidelines, which can lead to peptic ulcers, oesophegal and stomach cancer and liver disease.
Dr Ahmad Al Fadly, consultant in gastro-intestinal diseases, in Kuwait, said: "The disease, which impacts males and females, tends to be present initially in teens, with another peak incidence in the fifties to seventies.
GINGER - Another example of how plants serve as food, spice and medicine, ginger root alleviates nausea, diarrhea and soothes gastro-intestinal tracts.
The second system is a patented oral controlled-release tablet technology which promises the unique ability to accelerate the release of drug compound as it passes through the gastro-intestinal tract.
Synergy's proprietary drug SP-304 began clinical development in June 2008 for gastro-intestinal disorders.
Contract notice: Contrast Media for Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Gastro-Intestinal and Oral Administration.
She said: "It did cause a little bit of gastro-intestinal sort of apocalypse.
631 attained Friday, was treated for a minor gastro-intestinal and dehydration condition and released from Pomona Valley Hospital Saturday afternoon.
PRO-BANTHINE is an antispasmodic drug currently marketed for the treatment of gastro-intestinal disorders.
The Health Minister heard at first hand the opinions and experiences of Gastro-Intestinal surgeons regarding the best ways to publish surgical results at the annual event for specialists in Gastro-Intestinal Medicine which is now in its 16th year.