magenstrasse

noun
ma·​gen·​stras·​se | \ ˈmä-gən-ˌs(h)trä-sə How to pronounce magenstrasse (audio) \

Medical Definition of magenstrasse

: a groove in the stomach along the lesser curvature that is the route food and liquids tend to take in moving toward the pylorus and that is a frequent site of peptic ulcer formation

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“Magenstrasse.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/magenstrasse. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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