2016 Lower GI Pharmacology

Lower GI motility and water absorption

MOTILITY

WATER ABSORPTION

  • most water reabsorption occurs before the large intestine

  • at the level of the large intestine, disruption of the balance between absorption and secretion results in diarrhea or constipation
Water absorption
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