trophism

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trophism

the nourishment of the tissues. — trophic, adj.
See also: Food and Nutrition
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Properly dosed and controlled movement is indispensable for maintaining joint lubrication, slowing the progressive limitation of the extent of joint movements and preserving muscle trophicity.
Moreover, ACE inhibitors have been associated with beneficial effects on skeletal muscle, such as improved muscle glucose uptake and mitochondrial function and a modulation of IGF-I, which is related to skeletal muscle trophicity [102, 190].
Insensitivity of the cornea, ocular hypotonia and the absence of corneal shine (considered as the best signs, as they test the irreversible lesions of the superior part of the bulb and spinal cord, by which passes the mesencephalic tract of the trigemen that controls the trophicity of the cornea (Arseni & Gon]ea);
Local dehydration was unapparent but a faintly decrease in flap trophicity with repercussions upon skin elasticity was pointed out.
The intestinal microbiome plays an important role in maintaining the intestinal homeostasis, with a favourable impact on the health of the individual, its main functions being related to the maintenance of the trophicity, the differentiation and proliferation of the cells of the intestinal mucousa, digestion and absorption of nutrients, antimicrobial barrier, modulation of the immune response and influencing local inflammatory process in the intestine.
Long periods of hospitalization and the occurrence of malnutrition may interfere with muscle trophicity, and indirectly in its thickness.
The obtained results were used to assess the trophicity of the lakes in question.
650 m altitude, low productivity and moder humus, low trophicity, little available water, pH 4.