Medical Definition of Antrum pyloricum

1. The initial portion of the pyloric part of the stomach, which may temporarily become partially or completely shut off from the remainder of the stomach during digestion by peristaltic contraction of the prepyloric "sphincter"; it is demarcated, sometimes, from the second part of the pyloric part of the stomach (pyloric canal) by a slight groove. Synonym: antrum pyloricum, antrum, lesser cul-de-sac. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Antrum Pyloricum

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antrum
antrum auris
antrum cardiacum
antrum mastoideum
antrum of Highmore
antrum pyloricum (current term)
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