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adjective as in abdominal

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adjective as in gastric

adjective as in intestinal

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In fact, weak acids at body temperature in contact with the duodenal mucosa lead to the formation of secretin.

We have seen nothing to substantiate the belief that duodenal ulcers are liable to perforate during the third period.

The next most likely point is the duodenal end of the common duct.

Avoid mistaking gastric or duodenal ulcer, with or without perforation, for the effects of a corrosive poison.

Dyspeptic patients are also liable to skin diseases, and especially is this observed in the gastro-duodenal forms of indigestion.


On this page you'll find 53 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to duodenal, such as: intestinal, visceral, belly, gastric, stomachic, and ventral.

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