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network

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establishment

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an organized array of individual elements and parts forming and working as a unit

a usually large entity composed of interconnected parts

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the approach used to do something

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(physical chemistry) a sample of matter in which substances in different phases are in equilibrium

a group of physiologically or anatomically related organs or parts

a procedure or process for obtaining an objective

the living body considered as made up of interdependent components forming a unified whole

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an ordered manner

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Nitric oxide synthase in the enteric nervous system of the guinea-pig: a quantitative description.
Coordination of smooth muscle contraction and relaxation, maintained by the enteric nervous system (ENS), is the basis of gut motility, which determines the transport of lumina( contents.
There is increasing evidence of interactions between the nervous and the immune systems in various organs,[3,4] and perhaps nowhere in the body is it more apparent and important than in the intestine, about which there are considerable data supporting the involvement of the enteric nervous system in immune regulation.
The peripheral opioid antagonist NKTR-118 targets opioid receptors within the enteric nervous system, which mediate OBD, a symptom complex resulting from opioid use that encompasses constipation, bloating, abdominal cramping, and gastroesophageal reflux.
3] receptor sites in the enteric nervous system, which are thought to be involved in IBS-related pain and bowel dysfunction.
The antagonist NKTR-118 targets mu-opioid receptors within the enteric nervous system, which mediate OBD, a symptom complex resulting from opioid use that encompasses constipation, bloating, abdominal cramping, and gastroesophageal reflux.
Lotronex is the trade name for alosetron, which blocks the action of serotonin at 5-HT3 receptor sites in the enteric nervous system.
The activity of motilin is mediated through the G-protein coupled motilin receptor found on smooth muscle cells of the GI tract and elements of the enteric nervous system.