Erica and Susan

Anatomy and Physiology Interactions of the GI System – Part 1

Mar 30, 2023 | Uncategorized | 0 comments

This is part 1 of a short webinar on the interactions of the functional anatomy and physiology of the GI system. 

Listen to the unique anatomical arrangements and the neurophysiology connections.

A glance at this episode:

  • [1:00] Where the visceral organs are located in the abdominal cavity
  • [3:35] The neurology of the GI System
  • [5:44] The parasympathetic and sympathetic pathways of the gut
  • [7:32] Nervous pathways from the brain to the spine
  • [9:34] Muscarinic receptors in the digestive system
  • [11:14] What is the mesenteric system
  • [13:22] Endocrine cells in the gut
  • [15:32] Why stress over time can be damaging to the gut system

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