gastrointestinal tract

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Synonyms for gastrointestinal tract

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Yet the products have also proven to be popular with older patients, who use them as daily nutritional supplements to counter the adverse effects of medications that are hard on the digestive system.
Each Attune wellness bar is packed with probiotics that help rebalance the digestive system to help the body function better:
Scientists aren't sure digestive systems in fish can pass gas (the swim bladder is separate from a fish's gastrointestinal tract).
Cystic fibrosis is an inherited chronic disease that affects the lungs and digestive systems of about 30,000 children and adults in the United States (70,000 worldwide).
Some other worms from the deep have no digestive systems but depend on live in bacteria for nourishment, explains Robert Vrijenhoek of the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute in Moss Landing, California.
Bacteria in the groundwater don't have the correct digestive systems to degrade MTBE," Landmeyer notes, nor do they have access to oxygen.
These "friendly bacteria" naturally exist within digestive systems.
Benner and his colleagues studied a protein, a form of the enzyme ribonuclease, that breaks down bacterial RNA in the digestive systems of cows, sheep, deer, giraffes, and other ruminants.
Susan Lark, MD, noted clinical nutritionist and women's health pioneer, has formulated Daily Balance Probiotic Answer, a nutritional supplement formula to help keep women's digestive systems strong and running smoothly and efficiently.