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Gastrointestinal Transit

"Gastrointestinal Transit" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Passage of food (sometimes in the form of a test meal) through the gastrointestinal tract as measured in minutes or hours. The rate of passage through the intestine is an indicator of small bowel function.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Gastrointestinal Transit" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Gastrointestinal Transit" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 49 publications over 26 distinct years, with a maximum of 5 publications in 2003
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.