Medical Dictionary

megaduodenum


megaduodenum

noun mega·du·o·de·num
\ˌmeg-ə-ˌd(y)ü-ə-ˈdē-nəm; -d(y)-ˈäd-ən-əm\
plural mega·du·o·de·na \-ˈdē-nə; -ən-ə\ or mega·du·o·de·nums

Definition of MEGADUODENUM

:  a congenital or acquired dilation and elongation of the duodenum with hypertrophy of all layers that presents as a feeling of gastric fullness, epigastric pain, belching, heartburn, and nausea with vomiting sometimes of food eaten 24 hours before
February 28, 2015
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