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hypertrophic pyloric stenosis

hypertrophic pyloric stenosis in Medicine

hypertrophic pyloric stenosis n.
Muscular hypertrophy of the pyloric sphincter associated with projectile vomiting appearing two to three weeks after birth. Also called congenital pyloric stenosis.

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