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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Relating to or near the opening in a vertebrate from the stomach into the intestine

Usage examples (35)
  • The portion between the sulcus intermedius and the duodenopyloric constriction is termed the pyloric antrum.
  • A small amount is broken down chemically, but most of the alcohol heads toward the small intestine through an opening called the pyloric valve.
  • In infants, projectile vomiting happens when a baby has a condition called pyloric stenosis: an overdeveloped pylorus muscle at the bottom of the stomach.
  • I had a condition called pyloric stenosis. for more
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