gastrocolic reflex

noun

Medical Definition of gastrocolic reflex

: the occurrence of peristalsis following the entrance of food into the empty stomach

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“Gastrocolic reflex.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/gastrocolic%20reflex. Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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