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Fasting motor activity occurs during a day of normal meals in healthy subjects.
  1. D G Thompson,
  2. L Archer,
  3. W J Green,
  4. D L Wingate

    Abstract

    Using a radiotelemetric technique of pressure recording which did not interfere with normal feeding, jejunal motor activity was recorded in seven healthy human subjects, who were given three hospital meals during the course of a day, and allowed ad libitum supplementary snacks. Fasting motor activity was detected during the day in five subjects, and, although its occurrence was very variable, tended to occur shortly before the next meal.

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