pyloric canal

n.

The aboral segment of the stomach that succeeds the antrum and ends at the gastroduodenal junction.

Nearby words

  1. pylon,
  2. pylor-,
  3. pylorectomy,
  4. pyloric,
  5. pyloric antrum,
  6. pyloric cap,
  7. pyloric gland,
  8. pyloric orifice,
  9. pyloric sphincter,
  10. pyloric stenosis


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