hypomotility

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hypomotility

[¦hī·pō·mō′til·əd·ē]
(medicine)
Decreased motility, especially of the gastrointestinal tract.
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Gut hypomotility or stasis is thought to be the causal factor for this, the usual contents being inspissated fecal matter, calcium phosphates, magnesium, bacteria, epithelial debris, and unconjugated choleic acid with little or no cholesterol [1-4].
Clozapine has a potent anticholinergic effect and acts as a strong antagonist of serotonin receptors (5-HT2, 5-HT3, 5-HT6, 5-HT7), which can lead to gut hypomotility. (7) Risk factors associated with CIGH include: