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pyloric sphincter


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A ring of smooth muscle fibers around the opening of the stomach into the duodenum.

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  • n. Muscular valve connecting the stomach to the duodenum and regulating flow of materials out of the stomach.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the sphincter muscle of the pylorus that separates the stomach from the duodenum


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