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266- The Roles of Intestinal Nerves and Serotonin in Gut Function and Dysfunction

In the GI tract, neural circuits that are housed entirely within the wall of the intestine are capable of regulating various features of gut function such as motility and secretion.

While these enteric neural circuits can be controlled by signals coming from the brain, they can also function independently. This means that the nervous system of the intestines, the enteric nervous system, has many special features.

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