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

  • adj. Of or relating to the pylorus.

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  • adj. Of or relating to the pylorus.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of, pertaining to, or in the region of, the pylorus.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In anatomy, of or pertaining to the pylorus: opposed to cardiac: as, pyloric valve; pyloric orifice; pyloric compartment of the stomach. See cuts under Dibranchiata, ink-bag, and intestine.
  • In entomology, the cæcal diverticula with which the chylific ventricle of an insect may be provided. See cut under Blattidæ.
  • The pyloric cæca of a fish.

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

  • adj. relating to or near the pylorus

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