pyloric sphincter


pyloric sphincter

noun

Definition of PYLORIC SPHINCTER

: the circular fold of mucous membrane containing a ring of circularly disposed muscle fibers that closes the vertebrate pylorus—called also pyloric valve

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up pyloric sphincter? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More