Law of the gut

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The Law of the gut or Law of the intestine is a theory of gastrointestinal motility which was developed by William Bayliss and Ernest Starling at the start of the 20th century. Stimulation in GI tract elicit gut movement

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  • Bayliss, W. M. & Starling, E. H. (1899). The movements and innervation of the small intestine. Journal of Physiology 24, 99—143.
  • Bayliss, W. M. & Starling, E. H. (1900). The movements and innervation of the large intestine. Journal of Physiology 26, 107—118.
  • http://www.scholarpedia.org/article/Enteric_nervous_system