Importance of the enteric nervous system in the control of the migrating motility complex.


The migrating motility complex (MMC), a cyclical phenomenon, represents rudimentary motility pattern in the gastrointestinal tract. The MMC is observed mostly in the stomach and gut of man and numerous animal species. It contains three or four phases, while its phase III is the most characteristic. The mechanisms controlling the pattern are unclear in part… (More)
DOI: 10.1556/2060.104.2017.2.4

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