water-trap stomach

n.

A stomach that does not empty itself properly due to a relatively high pyloric outlet.

Nearby words

  1. wet behind the ears,
  2. wet blanket,
  3. wet cell,
  4. wet compass,
  5. wet contact,
  6. wet dock,
  7. wet dream,
  8. wet fish,
  9. wet fly,
  10. wet gangrene


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