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Normal defecation requires the co-ordinated function of the central, autonomic and enteric nervous systems.
In the remains neuropharmacological assays, our results showed that Byrsonima crassifolio extracts do not posses anxiolytic nor sedative nor anticonvulsant properties, nor effects on the enteric nervous system at the dose studied.
Schistosoma mansoni infection causing diffuse enteric inflamation and damage of the enteric nervous system in the mouse small intestine.
Patients with inflammatory bowel disease show nerve fiber hypertrophy and architectural alterations in the nerve plexuses and nerve cell bodies in the enteric nervous system.
21,22] A high degree of colocalization, about 90%, has also been reported in the human colon, indicating that NADPH-diaphorase histochemistry is an accurate marker of NOS immunoreactivity in the human enteric nervous system.
While the precise mechanism of action for Lotronex is not yet fully understood, one hypothesis is that Lotronex blocks the action of serotonin at 5-HT3 sites in the enteric nervous system.
What they're talking about is the enteric nervous system that, from top to bottom, is dense with as many neurons as the spinal cord.