ampulla of Vater

noun

ampulla of Va·​ter -ˈfät-ər How to pronounce ampulla of Vater (audio)
: a trumpet-mouthed dilatation of the duodenal wall at the opening of the fused pancreatic and common bile ducts

called also papilla of Vater

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“Ampulla of Vater.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/ampulla%20of%20Vater. Accessed 30 Nov. 2022.

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