Medical Dictionary

transpyloric

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adjective trans·py·lor·ic \-pī-ˈlōr-ik\

Medical Definition of transpyloric

  1. :  relating to or being the transverse plane or the line marking its intersection with the surface of the abdomen that passes below the rib cage cutting the pylorus of the stomach and the first lumbar vertebra and that is one of the four planes marking off the nine abdominal regions


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