Gastrointestinal Physiology

Mosby Physiology Monograph Series (With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access)


  • Leonard Johnson, PhD, Thomas A. Gerwin Professor and Chairman, Department of Physiology, The University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center, Memphis, TN Vice Chancellor for Research and Thomas A. Gerwin Professor of Physiology, University of Tennessee, Memphis, USA

Gastrointestinal Physiology, a volume in the Mosby Physiology Monograph Series, explains the fundamentals of gastrointestinal physiology in a clear and concise manner. Ideal for your systems-based curriculum, this fully updated medical textbook provides you with a basic understanding of how the GI system functions in both health and disease.
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Book information

  • Published: August 2013
  • Imprint: MOSBY
  • ISBN: 978-0-323-10085-4

Table of Contents

1. Regulation: Peptides of the Gastrointestinal Tract

2. Regulation: Nerves and Smooth Muscle

3. Swallowing

4. Gastric Emptying

5. Motility of the Small Intestine

6. Motility of the Large Intestine

7. Salivary Secretion

8. Gastric Secretion

9. Pancreatic Secretion

10. Bile Production, Secretion, and Storage

11. Digestion and Absorption

12. Fluid and Electrolyte Absorption

13. The Splanchnic Circulation

Appendix: Review Examination