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Myoelectric Complex, Migrating MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Myoelectric Complex, Migrating
Tree Number(s)
G07.265.675.775
G10.261.360.570
G11.427.494.730
G11.561.570.837
Unique ID
D016065
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016065
Scope Note
A pattern of gastrointestinal muscle contraction and depolarizing myoelectric activity that moves from the stomach to the ILEOCECAL VALVE at regular frequency during the interdigestive period. The complex and its accompanying motor activity periodically cleanse the bowel of interdigestive secretion and debris in preparation for the next meal.
Entry Term(s)
Complexes, Migrating Motor
Complexes, Migrating Myoelectric
Migrating Motor Complex
Previous Indexing
Gastrointestinal Motility (1977-1990)
Public MeSH Note
91
History Note
91
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1990/03/23
Revision Date
2016/06/23
Myoelectric Complex, Migrating Preferred
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