duodenum

[ doo-uh-dee-nuh m, dyoo-; doo-od-n-uh m, dyoo- ]SEE DEFINITION OF duodenum

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Emetics invert the motions of the stomach, duodenum, and œsophagus.

The mucous membrane of the duodenum was also swollen and slightly red.

Some of the ulcers had nearly perforated the walls of the stomach and duodenum.

You should see how sweet a cross-section 255 of the duodenum of a cat is under the microscope.

It is collected by the biliary ducts to be conveyed into the duodenum.

It arises as a ventral outgrowth of the duodenum (fig. 420, l).

He removed it from the duodenum, but it had probably escaped from the liver.

These abscesses also occasionally open into the duodenum or stomach.

Sometimes it takes place as the result of a perforation of the duodenum.

The lower orifice of the stomach, with which the duodenum connects.

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