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  • adj. of or pertaining to the duodenum- the first part of the small intestine.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to the duodenum.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Connected with or relating to the duodenum: as, “duodenal dyspepsia,”
  • Pertaining to a duodene.
  • n. In musical theory, the symbol of the root of a duodene.

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

  • adj. in or relating to the duodenum


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