post-pyloric

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pylorus py·lo·rus (pī-lôr'əs)
n. pl. py·lo·ri (-lôr'ī')

  1. The passage at the lower end of the stomach that opens into the duodenum.

  2. A muscular or myovascular structure that opens or closes an orifice or lumen of an organ.

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