Cholesterol absorption inhibitors are a class of compounds that prevents the uptake of cholesterol from the small intestine into the circulatory system.
The large intestine, also known as the large bowel or colon, is the last part of the gastrointestinal tract and of the digestive system in vertebrates.
Intussusception is a medical condition in which a part of the intestine folds into the section next to it.
Gastroenteritis, also known as infectious diarrhea, is inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract that involves the stomach and small intestine.
Cholera is an infection of the small intestine by some strains of the bacterium Vibrio cholerae.
Intestine transplantation, intestinal transplantation, or small bowel transplantation is the surgical replacement of the small intestine for chronic and acute cases of intestinal failure.
The descending colon is the part of the large intestine from the splenic flexure to the beginning of the sigmoid colon.
Diverticulitis is a gastrointestinal disease characterized by inflammation of abnormal pouches - diverticuli - which can develop in the wall of the large intestine.
In vertebrates, the gallbladder is a small hollow organ where bile is stored and concentrated before it is released into the small intestine.
Jay Crouch was given two new kidneys, a liver, a small intestine and a pancreas from a single donor -- a lad his age.
Obestatin is a hormone that is produced in specialized epithelial cells of the stomach and small intestine of several mammals including humans.
Mesenteric ischemia is a medical condition in which injury of the small intestine occurs due to not enough blood supply.
Coeliac disease, also spelled celiac disease, is a long-term autoimmune disorder primarily affecting the small intestine that occurs in people who are genetically predisposed.