Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of or relating to the pylorus.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • 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 the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Anat.) Of, pertaining to, or in the region of, the pylorus.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective medicine Of or relating to the pylorus.

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  • adjective relating to or near the pylorus

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Examples

  • In infants, projectile vomiting happens when a baby has a condition called pyloric stenosis: an overdeveloped pylorus muscle at the bottom of the stomach.

    You Raising Your Child

  • In infants, projectile vomiting happens when a baby has a condition called pyloric stenosis: an overdeveloped pylorus muscle at the bottom of the stomach.

    You Raising Your Child

  • In infants, projectile vomiting happens when a baby has a condition called pyloric stenosis: an overdeveloped pylorus muscle at the bottom of the stomach.

    You Raising Your Child

  • In infants, projectile vomiting happens when a baby has a condition called pyloric stenosis: an overdeveloped pylorus muscle at the bottom of the stomach.

    You Raising Your Child

  • A small amount is broken down chemically, but most of the alcohol heads toward the small intestine through an opening called the pyloric valve.

    Dangers of Alcohol ��� Save Your Life

  • These sacs, called pyloric caeca, increase the surface area for better absorption and secrete enzymes that assist in digestion.

    Trout and Salmon of North America

  • These sacs, called pyloric caeca, increase the surface area for better absorption and secrete enzymes that assist in digestion.

    Trout and Salmon of North America

  • These sacs, called pyloric caeca, increase the surface area for better absorption and secrete enzymes that assist in digestion.

    Trout and Salmon of North America

  • These sacs, called pyloric caeca, increase the surface area for better absorption and secrete enzymes that assist in digestion.

    Trout and Salmon of North America

  • The portion between the sulcus intermedius and the duodenopyloric constriction is termed the pyloric antrum.

    XI. Splanchnology. 1F. The Stomach

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  • Thanks, WeirdNET.

    July 31, 2008

  • Ignatius J Reilly has problems with his pyloric valve.

    December 27, 2008

  • Ignoring him, Alys continued, "Felix especially likes Basque cuisine, but they cook with so much butter that it gives him pyloric spasms."

    - P.K. Dick, Flow My Tears, The Policeman Said.

    March 27, 2012