There are three phases namely: Cephalic Gastric Intestinal.Cephalic phaseConditioned reflexes like sight, smell, thought of food causes secretion of.
Receptive relaxationThe stomach shows receptive relaxation, accommodating large volume of food. The receptors for this are present in the wall of pharynx.
It refers to the act of swallowing. It consists of oral, pharyngeal and oesophageal stages. The first stage is voluntary, second and third stages are involuntary.
Functional unit of liver consists of lobules. Each hepatic lobule has cells radiating centrifugally from a central vein. The periphery of the lobule shows.
MotilinIt is a polypeptide and secreted from the duodenal mucosa. It causes contraction of intestinal smooth muscle and regulates interdigestive motility.
It was the first chemical messenger discovered by Bayliss and Starling in the year 1902. The historical significance is that the term hormone for chemical.
This is secreted from the G cells of pyloric antral mucosa. This region has a neural crest origin and is capable of taking amine precursors and decarboxylate.
Gastric juice is secreted by the gastric glands, present in the gastric mucosa of fundus and body of the stomach. The glands are long coiled tubular structures,.