Digestive tract motor correlates of vomiting and nausea.

@article{Lang1990DigestiveTM,
  title={Digestive tract motor correlates of vomiting and nausea.},
  author={Ivan M. Lang},
  journal={Canadian journal of physiology and pharmacology},
  year={1990},
  volume={68 2},
  pages={242-53}
}
  • Ivan M. Lang
  • Published 1990 in Canadian journal of physiology and pharmacology
The digestive tract from the upper esophageal sphincter to the ileum participates in the vomiting process, but the role of the digestive tract in nausea is unclear. In preparation for vomiting, the proximal stomach relaxes and the small intestine is evacuated orad in a single mass movement by a retrograde giant contraction and caudad in a stripping fashion by a series of phasic contractions. Orad evacuation of the small intestine may not only remove offending substances but may also dilute. or… CONTINUE READING

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