[doo-uh-deen-l, dyoo-; doo-od-n-uh l, dyoo-]
- of or relating to the duodenum.
Origin of duodenal
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Examples from the Web for duodenal
The next most likely point is the duodenal end of the common duct.
The diagnosis of duodenal ulcer from gastric ulcer will be discussed elsewhere.
Indigestible food and an excess of starchy or fatty food conduce to disorder of duodenal digestion.
The careworn face with lines about the mouth and forehead is one of the plainest signs of duodenal defect.
The pylorus and two-thirds of the duodenal mucous membrane were much inflamed and the orifice of the bile-duct closed.
Word Origin and History for duodenal
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