Enteric nervous system: reflexes, pattern generators and motility.

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PURPOSE OF REVIEW Advances in understanding of the enteric nervous system (ENS) support the brain-in-the-gut concept. Progress relative to sensory neurons, reflex circuits and central pattern generators is summarized. RECENT FINDINGS A 'hardwired' polysynaptic circuit in the ENS evokes descending inhibition of the intestinal circular muscle below an… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/MOG.0b013e3282f56125

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@article{Wood2008EntericNS, title={Enteric nervous system: reflexes, pattern generators and motility.}, author={Jackie D. Wood}, journal={Current opinion in gastroenterology}, year={2008}, volume={24 2}, pages={149-58} }