gastropancreatic fold

noun
gas·​tro·​pancreatic fold | \ ¦ga(ˌ)strō + ...- \
variants: or gastropancreatic ligament

Definition of gastropancreatic fold

: a peritoneal fold extending from the pylorus to the pancreas

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History and Etymology for gastropancreatic fold

gastr- + pancreatic

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“Gastropancreatic fold.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gastropancreatic%20fold. Accessed 24 Jun. 2021.

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