pyloric stenosis

noun

Medical Definition of pyloric stenosis

: narrowing of the pyloric opening (as from congenital malformation or contraction of scar tissue)

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“Pyloric stenosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pyloric%20stenosis. Accessed 21 May. 2022.

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