pyloric valve n.
A fold of mucous membrane at the gastroduodenal junction, enclosing the pylorus.
|the sphincter muscle of the pylorus that separates the stomach from the duodenum [syn: pyloric sphincter]|
|a printed punctuation mark (‽), available only in some typefaces, designed to combine the question mark (?) and the exclamation point (!), indicating a mixture of query and interjection, as after a rhetorical question.|
|a calculus or concretion found in the stomach or intestines of certain animals, esp. ruminants, formerly reputed to be an effective remedy for poison.|