TITLE

pylorus

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1829
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "pylorus" is presented. It refers to the lower portion of the stomach that opens into the duodenum. It consists of the pyloric antrum and pyloric canal. It is a term that may be used for the pyloric orifice or the pyloric sphincter.
ACCESSION #
21243062

 

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