hypomotility


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hypomotility

[¦hī·pō·mō′til·əd·ē]
(medicine)
Decreased motility, especially of the gastrointestinal tract.
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Progesterone may also contribute to gallstone disease by inhibiting gallbladder contraction and promoting hypomotility and gallbladder stasis.
Supragastric Belching: Prevalence and Association with Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease and Esophageal Hypomotility.
General medications to treat short bowel syndrome include antibiotics to prevent bacterial overgrowth, H2 blockers to treat too much gastric acid secretion, proton pump inhibitors to treat too much gastric acid secretion, choleretic agents to improve bile flow and prevent liver disease, bile-salt binders to decrease diarrhea, anti-secretin agents to reduce gastric acid in the intestine, hypomotility agents to increase the time it takes food to travel through the intestines, leading to increased nutrient absorption, growth hormones to improve intestinal absorption, teduglutide to improve intestinal absorption.
This condition is usually characterized by gastrointestinal hypomotility and a large residue of milk in the stomach at the next feed.
2011; 2012) reported that mosapride citrate is effective in the improvement of anorexia and vomiting for dogs with hypomotility of the upper gastrointestinal tract (stomach and duodenum).
pylori) background, which were strongly associated with esophageal hypomotility [22].
Gastroparesis is represented by an array of neuropathic manometric changes including hypomotility in the gastric antrum after intake of meals and increased frequency of burst activity in the duodenum with impaired inter-digestive motility.
Rats treated with acetic acid alone showed hypomotility, prostration and piloerection.
Dysphagia resulting from esophageal hypomotility is prominent in several autoimmune disorders, such as systemic sclerosis, RA, and sarcoidosis.
High abdominal fat mass may induce gallbladder hypomotility and bile stasis, "another risk factor for gallstone formation.
Endotoxin is associated with a specific behavioral pattern that includes hypomotility, hypophagia, increased sleep duration, decreased libido, and decreased exploration (Dunn and Swiergiel, 1998).
If the distension is chronic then irreversible colonic hypomotility can result in Megacolon which is probably the most common form of acquired megacolon in cats that lead to intractable constipation.