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Descriptor English: Myoelectric Complex, Migrating
Descriptor Spanish: Complejo Mioeléctrico Migratorio
Descriptor Portuguese: Complexo Mioelétrico Migratório
Descriptor French: Complexe moteur migrant
Entry term(s): Complex, Migrating Motor
Complex, Migrating Myoelectric
Complexes, Migrating Motor
Complexes, Migrating Myoelectric
Migrating Motor Complex
Migrating Motor Complexes
Migrating Myoelectric Complex
Migrating Myoelectric Complexes
Motor Complex, Migrating
Motor Complexes, Migrating
Myoelectric Complexes, Migrating
Tree number(s): G07.265.675.775
G10.261.360.570
G11.427.494.730
G11.561.570.837
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016065
Scope note: A pattern of gastrointestinal muscle contraction and depolarizing myoelectric activity that moves from the stomach to the ILEOCECAL VALVE at regular frequency during the interdigestive period. The complex and its accompanying motor activity periodically cleanse the bowel of interdigestive secretion and debris in preparation for the next meal.
Allowable Qualifiers: DE drug effects
ES ethics
GE genetics
IM immunology
PH physiology
RE radiation effects
Previous Indexing: Gastrointestinal Motility (1977-1990)
Public MeSH Note: 91
History Note: 91
DeCS ID: 29059
Unique ID: D016065
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Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1990/03/23
Revision Date: 2016/06/23
Myoelectric Complex, Migrating - Preferred
Concept UI M0024553
Scope note A pattern of gastrointestinal muscle contraction and depolarizing myoelectric activity that moves from the stomach to the ILEOCECAL VALVE at regular frequency during the interdigestive period. The complex and its accompanying motor activity periodically cleanse the bowel of interdigestive secretion and debris in preparation for the next meal.
Preferred term Myoelectric Complex, Migrating
Entry term(s) Complex, Migrating Motor
Complex, Migrating Myoelectric
Complexes, Migrating Motor
Complexes, Migrating Myoelectric
Migrating Motor Complex
Migrating Motor Complexes
Migrating Myoelectric Complex
Migrating Myoelectric Complexes
Motor Complex, Migrating
Motor Complexes, Migrating
Myoelectric Complexes, Migrating



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