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intestinal fortitude

Strong courage, conviction, or determination; gumption; guts. Not everyone has the intestinal fortitude necessary to survive in the world of politics.
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Protective effects of caffeic acid phenethyl ester on intestinal ischemia-reperfusion injury.
Previous studies of intestinal microflora in anurans have been performed using electron microscopy for bacterial morphology and culture-dependent techniques (e.
botulinum type B over a period of 41 days supported the diagnosis of intestinal toxemia botulism.
The mucosal lining contains all the differentiated cells and continuously renews itself by proliferation of intestinal stem cells.
More specifically, PXR activation suppresses production of an inflammatory protein called tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF-a) while increasing levels of a protein that strengthens the junctions between adjacent intestinal epithelial cells.
Until now, information on the composition of the intestinal microbiota has been largely derived from the analysis of faeces; in the future, new technological advances will make it easier to obtain samples from previously inaccessible regions of the GI tract such as the small intestine.
This is the first study to demonstrate that human pluripotent stem cells in a petri dish can be instructed to efficiently form human tissue with three-dimensional architecture and cellular composition remarkably similar to intestinal tissue," said James Wells, Ph.
Studies demonstrated that stress caused alterations in the intestinal architecture and weight of chickens.
Intestinal mucus accumulation is rare; it presents mostly as mucocele and is usually located in the appendix [1].
It is thought that the intestinal tissues are somehow weakened by too little oxygen or blood flow.
the maintenance of intestinal health and prevention
aureus) carriage and intestinal parasitism are important risk factors in contamination.
INFLUENTIAL evangelist Billy Graham experienced a second episode of intestinal bleeding but remained in fair condition yesterday at a hospital near his home in the mountains of western North Carolina, a hospital spokeswoman said.
Probiotic bacteria have been shown to modulate intestinal barrier and immune function.