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enterogastric reflex

noun en·tero·gas·tric reflex \-ˌgas-trik-\

Medical Definition of ENTEROGASTRIC REFLEX

:  reflex inhibition of the emptying of the stomach's contents through the pylorus that occurs when the duodenum is stimulated by the presence of irritants, is overloaded, or is obstructed

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