Undoubtedly since the revolt of the duodenum her grip of him had sensibly tightened.
The mucous membrane of the duodenum was also swollen and slightly red.
The small amount of ingesta entering the duodenum in these diseases diminishes the bulk of fecal matter.
Some of the ulcers had nearly perforated the walls of the stomach and duodenum.
Within this loop is a long pinkish gland, the pancreas, which empties by a duct into the duodenum.
It is collected by the biliary ducts to be conveyed into the duodenum.
Entrance of biliary and pancreatic ducts on summit of papilla of duodenum.
He removed it from the duodenum, but it had probably escaped from the liver.
Sometimes it takes place as the result of a perforation of the duodenum.
It has also been found in the reed and duodenum of the latter animal by Rudolphi.
late 14c., from Medieval Latin duodenum digitorium "space of twelve digits," from Latin duodeni "twelve each." Coined by Gerard of Cremona (d.1187), who translated "Canon Avicennae," a loan-translation of Greek dodekadaktylon, literally "twelve fingers long," the intestine part so called by Greek physician Herophilus (c.353-280 B.C.E.) for its length, about equal to the breadth of twelve fingers.
duodenum du·o·de·num (dōō'ə-dē'nəm, dyōō'-, dōō-ŏd'n-əm, dyōō-)
n. pl. du·o·de·nums or du·o·de·na (dōō'ə-dē'nə, dyōō'-, dōō-ŏd'n-ə, dyōō-)
The beginning portion of the small intestine, starting at the lower end of the stomach and extending to the jejunum.