Gastrointestinal physiology

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Abstract

This contribution focuses on the gastrointestinal tract and its ability to absorb nutrients, water and electrolytes, and also how it forms an effective barrier against potentially harmful contents, such as bacteria. Its structure and function are also discussed. © 2009.

Bibliographical metadata

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)225-230
Number of pages5
JournalSurgery
Volume27
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2009