noun, plural py·lo·ri [pahy-lawr-ahy, -lohr-ahy, pi-] /paɪˈlɔr aɪ, -ˈloʊr aɪ, pɪ-/. Anatomy.
Origin of pylorus
Related formspy·lor·ic [pahy-lawr-ik, -lor-, pi-] /paɪˈlɔr ɪk, -ˈlɒr-, pɪ-/, adjectivepost·py·lor·ic, adjectivepre·py·lor·ic, adjective
Examples from the Web for pylorus
It is probable that to an even greater extent resection of the pylorus will become the specialty of certain operators.
Like many other structural changes, it is usually found in the neighborhood of the pylorus.
Cancers situated near the pylorus or on the lesser curvature are the most likely to cause severe hemorrhage.
It commences at the pylorus, and ascends obliquely backward to the under surface of the liver.
The pylorus and two-thirds of the duodenal mucous membrane were much inflamed and the orifice of the bile-duct closed.