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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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In or relating to the first portion of the small intestine, extending from the stomach to the jejunum.

Usage examples (38)
  • duodenal ulcer
  • This is caused by the descending portion of the duodenum, and is known as the duodenal impression.
  • I suffer, Sir, from dyspepsia — duodenal dyspepsia.
  • • Betters gastro duodenal ulcer and prevents recurrences. for more
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