noun, plural py·lo·ri [pahy-lawr-ahy, -lohr-ahy, pi-]. /paɪˈlɔr aɪ, -ˈloʊr aɪ, pɪ-/. Anatomy.
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Origin of pylorus
OTHER WORDS FROM pyloruspy·lor·ic [pahy-lawr-ik, -lor-, pi-], /paɪˈlɔr ɪk, -ˈlɒr-, pɪ-/, adjectivepost·py·lor·ic, adjectivepre·py·lor·ic, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for pylorus
The common sequence is stricture of the gullet, combined with feeble digestion, and in a few instances stricture of the pylorus.Poisons: Their Effects and Detection|Alexander Wynter Blyth
The case classed as a carcinoma was secondary to cancer of the pylorus; both ovaries were affected.
They do not exist in the coat of the stomach, but commence in the small intestine at some distance from the pylorus.The Action of Medicines in the System|Frederick William Headland
A slight enlargement in the region of the pylorus may represent the glandular region of the adult stomach.Development of the Digestive Canal of the American Alligator|Albert M. Reese
They are so numerous as to form a kind of cork, which one might think intended to close the passage of the pylorus.Animal Parasites and Messmates|P. J. Van Beneden