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enterogastric reflex


enterogastric reflex

noun en·tero·gas·tric reflex \-ˌgas-trik-\

Definition of ENTEROGASTRIC REFLEX

:  reflex inhibition of the emptying of the stomach's contents through the pylorus that occurs when the duodenum is stimulated by the presence of irritants, is overloaded, or is obstructed
February 27, 2015
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