myenteric


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myenteric

[¦mī·ən¦ter·ik]
(histology)
Of or pertaining to the muscular coat of the intestine.
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Myenteric reflex arcs in the gut generate peristalsis and mixing movements, designed to aid digestion and absorption, and to propel the gut contents toward the anus for expulsion.
The total number of myenteric neurons in 120 microscopic fields, uniformly distributed around the entire intestinal circumference of each specimen, totalizing 25.
In the intestine, Kit-ir ICC forms a network in the myenteric plexus region (ICC-MP) that surrounds the myenteric ganglia.
It is synthesized and released from the myenteric plexus of the distal colon and exerts its action through Guanosine 3',5'-Cyclic Monophosphate pathway (cGMP) (Tjong et al.
Briefly, the released 5-HT from enterochromaffin cells activates primary afferent nerves in the submucosal and myenteric plexus via 5-H[T.
The ascending colon, cecum, and the distal ileum showed segmental areas of aganglionosis in the myenteric plexus alternating with hypoganglionic segments with scattered thick nerves.
We did not observe influenza antigen--positive neuronal cells in the submucosal or myenteric plexi of the small intestine of foxes fed infected bird carcasses.
The myenteric plexus of the pylorus: Rs early normal development and its changes in hypertrophic pyloric stenosis.
Gastrointestinal ganglioneuromatosis is the predominant cause of most alimentary tract symptoms in patients with MEN 2B, resulting from thickening of the myenteric plexuses and hypertrophy of the ganglion cells.
Nine patients had infiltration of lymphocytes in and around the myenteric plexus nerves, at levels higher than in 15 autopsied control subjects with no known bowel disorder.
In rat colon, the cyclic episodes of myenteric potential oscillations of circular muscles are associated with spontaneous contractions (Pluja et al.