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Descriptor English: Gastrointestinal Transit
Descriptor Spanish: Tránsito Gastrointestinal
Descriptor Portuguese: Trânsito Gastrointestinal
Descriptor French: Transit gastrointestinal
Entry term(s): GI Transit
GI Transits
Gastrointestinal Transits
Transit, GI
Transit, Gastrointestinal
Transits, GI
Transits, Gastrointestinal
Tree number(s): E01.370.372.310
G10.261.360.525
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005772
Scope note: Passage of food (sometimes in the form of a test meal) through the gastrointestinal tract as measured in minutes or hours. The rate of passage through the intestine is an indicator of small bowel function.
Annotation: transit time also goes here
Allowable Qualifiers: DE drug effects
ES ethics
GE genetics
IM immunology
PH physiology
RE radiation effects
Previous Indexing: Gastrointestinal Motility (1966-1987)
Gastrointestinal System (1966-1987)
Public MeSH Note: 88
History Note: 88
Entry Version: GI TRANSIT
DeCS ID: 22901
Unique ID: D005772
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1988/01/01
Date of Entry: 1987/03/13
Revision Date: 2019/04/29
Gastrointestinal Transit - Preferred
Concept UI M0009041
Scope note Passage of food (sometimes in the form of a test meal) through the gastrointestinal tract as measured in minutes or hours. The rate of passage through the intestine is an indicator of small bowel function.
Preferred term Gastrointestinal Transit
Entry term(s) GI Transit
GI Transits
Gastrointestinal Transits
Transit, GI
Transit, Gastrointestinal
Transits, GI
Transits, Gastrointestinal



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