sphincter of Oddi

noun
sphincter of Od·​di | \ -ˈäd-ē How to pronounce sphincter of Oddi (audio) \

Medical Definition of sphincter of Oddi

: a complex sphincter closing the duodenal orifice of the common bile duct

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“Sphincter of Oddi.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/sphincter%20of%20Oddi. Accessed 13 December 2019.

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