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duodenal

[doo-uh-deen-l, dyoo-; doo-od-n-uh l, dyoo-]
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  1. of or relating to the duodenum.

Origin of duodenal

First recorded in 1835–45; duoden(um) + -al1
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Word Origin and History for duodenal

adj.

1817; see duodenum + -al (1).

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