duodenary

[ doo-uh-den-uh-ree, -dee-nuh-ree, dyoo- ]
/ ˌdu əˈdɛn ə ri, -ˈdi nə ri, ˌdyu- /

adjective


RELATED WORDS


Nearby words

  1. duodenal ampulla,
  2. duodenal cap,
  3. duodenal fossa,
  4. duodenal gland,
  5. duodenal ulcer,
  6. duodenectomy,
  7. duodenitis,
  8. duodeno-,
  9. duodenocholangitis,
  10. duodenocholecystostomy

Origin of duodenary

1675–85; < Latin duodēn(ī) twelve each + -ary

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British Dictionary definitions for duodenary

duodenary

/ (ˌdjuːəˈdiːnərɪ) /

adjective

of or relating to the number 12; duodecimal

Word Origin for duodenary

C17: from Latin duodēnārius containing twelve

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