duodenum

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duct formed by the hepatic and cystic ducts; opens into the duodenum bile duct , common bile duct
semiliquid mass of partially digested food that passes from the stomach through the pyloric sphincter into the duodenum chyme
alimentary tract smear of material obtained from the duodenum duodenal smear , paraduodenal smear
peptic ulcer of the duodenum duodenal ulcer
part of the small intestine between the duodenum and the ileum jejunum
sphincter muscle of the pylorus that separates the stomach from the duodenum musculus sphincter pylori , pyloric sphincter , pyloric valve
fluid secreted into the duodenum by the pancreas; important for breaking down starches and proteins and fats pancreatic juice
narrowing of the pyloric sphincter that blocks the passage of food from the stomach into the duodenum pyloric stenosis
stomach to duodenum passage pylorus
small circular opening between the stomach and the duodenum pylorus
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