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Asked in Intestines, Blood, Gastrointestinal Tract
How is the intestinal tract reattached at the conclusion of a pancreatectomy?
To reconnect the intestinal tract, the stomach and the bile duct are then connected to the small intestine. ...
Asked in Health
What acts as an emulsifier in the intestinal tract?
Lecithin, bile acids and bile phospholipids act as an emulsifier in the intestinal tract. However, pancreatic lipase does not act as an emulsifier. ...
Asked in Health
Can Lecithin act as an emulsifier in the intestinal tract?
Lecithin is good for the GI tract. It's consists of phospholipids, which are important components of the intestinal mucus layer. That is why lecithin is used to cure ulcerative colitis. ...
Asked in Viruses (biological)
Which antibody class neutralizes viruses in the intestinal tract?
I would assume IgA class antibodies. The intestinal tract is lined with mucous membranes and the IgA class is primarily secreted through mucous. ...
Asked in Digestive System, Bacteria
How do humans release their intestinal gas on command from the lower intestinal tract?
They cannot. Your digestive tract is under the control of your involutary muscles. Because of this, you have no way to control this process any more than you can control if you will digest food or not. ...
Asked in Medical Terminology
What is the medical term meaning narrowing of the intestinal tract?
Narrowing of any lumen is called stenosis. It may have a more specific term depending on which part of the intestinal tract you are talking about, such as jejunal stenosis, duodenal stenosis, or ileal stenosis. ...