pylorus

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noun py·lo·rus \ -əs \

Definition of pylorus

plural pylori play \-ˈlȯr-ˌī, -(ˌ)ē\
:the muscular opening from the vertebrate stomach into the intestine

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Origin and Etymology of pylorus

Late Latin, from Greek pylōros, literally, gatekeeper, from pylē


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pylorus

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noun py·lo·rus \ pī-ˈlōr-əs, pə-ˈlȯr- \

medical Definition of pylorus

plural pylori play \-ˈlō(ə)r-ˌī, -(ˌ)ē\
:the opening from the vertebrate stomach into the intestine — see pyloric sphincter

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