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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The part of the small intestine between the stomach and the jejunum.

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  • Heterotopic pancreatic cancer in the duodenum is a very rare disease.
  • (The duodenum is the first part of the small intestine into which the stomach empties its contents.)
  • The first part of the small intestine, called the duodenum, is only slightly less acidic than the neighbouring stomach.
  • As the chyme is formed, it passes out of the other orifice of the stomach, and enters the first intestine or 'duodenum'. for more
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