Definition of pyloric in English:

Share this entry

pyloric

Pronunciation: /pʌɪˈlɒrɪk/

adjective

Anatomy & Medicine
Relating to or affecting the region where the stomach opens into the duodenum: pyloric stenosis
More example sentences
  • Examples of multifactorial disorders include cleft lip and palate, neural tube defects and pyloric stenosis.
  • The resultant morphologie appearance was identical to that of epithelial cells of the gastric pyloric antrum.
  • Successful placement of a feeding tube was defined as placement past the pyloric sphincter and in the duodenum.

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: pyl|or¦ic

Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.