Example sentences for: digestive

How can you use “digestive” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • This similarity suggests an analogy between plant apoplasts and mammalian digestive tracts.

  • One set comprises the vital organs of the larva - the epidermis and musculature, the central and peripheral nervous systems, and the organs of the digestive tract.

  • Although the study by Heyland and colleagues [ 9 ] suggests that gastrically fed patients may have a higher incidence of aspiration than those receiving post-pyloric feeding, other investigators have not replicated these findings [ 10 ] . In addition, many critically ill, injured, and postoperative patients have gastroparesis, which may limit their ability to tolerate gastric feeding [ 11 12 ] . Indeed, Mentec and colleagues [ 13 ] demonstrated that 79% of gastrically fed patients in a mixed medical/surgical ICU exhibited some degree of upper digestive intolerance caused by impaired gastric emptying.

  • Among the 16 men enrolled in the study, eight were admitted to the SICU following multiple trauma and eight following postoperative complications after major surgical procedures (vascular surgery, n = 1; cardiac surgery, n = 3; orthopedic surgery, n = 1; digestive surgery, n = 2; neurosurgery, n = 1).

  • Even so, Ginsburg is described by a colleague as "an ego with a digestive system."

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