"Myenteric Plexus" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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One of two ganglionated neural networks which together form the ENTERIC NERVOUS SYSTEM. The myenteric (Auerbach's) plexus is located between the longitudinal and circular muscle layers of the gut. Its neurons project to the circular muscle, to other myenteric ganglia, to submucosal ganglia, or directly to the epithelium, and play an important role in regulating and patterning gut motility. (From FASEB J 1989;3:127-38)
- Myenteric Plexus
- Plexus, Myenteric
- Auerbach's Plexus
- Auerbach Plexus
- Auerbachs Plexus
- Plexus, Auerbach's
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Myenteric Plexus" by people in Profiles.
Familial megacecum and colon in the rat: a new model of gastrointestinal neuromuscular dysfunction. Lab Anim Sci. 1998 Jun; 48(3):243-52.
Histologic changes in the guinea pig gastrointestinal tract following 1 weeks' administration of chlorpromazine, haloperidol or atropine. Psychopharmacology (Berl). 1988; 95(3):351-5.
Inhibition by indomethacin of naloxone-precipitated opiate withdrawal contraction in isolated guinea pig myenteric plexus-longitudinal muscle preparation. Life Sci. 1986 Jul 21; 39(3):243-7.
[Function of the distal esophagus following surgical correction of esophageal atresia: electromanometric and radiokinematographic examinations]. Langenbecks Arch Chir. 1968; 322:396-9.