Definición de duodenum en inglés:

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duodenum

Pronunciación: /ˌd(y)o͞oəˈdēnəm/

sustantivo (plural duodenums or duodena /-nə/)

Anatomy
The first part of the small intestine immediately beyond the stomach, leading to the jejunum.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • All this then enters the digestive tract and begins its passage from esophagus to stomach to duodenum to small intestine to colon.
  • It is a tube approximately 20 feet long consisting of three regions; the duodenum, jejunum, and ileum.
  • The distal duodenum and duodenal jejunal junction is especially susceptible to damage because it is fixed in position.

Derivados

duodenal

Pronunciación: /ˈˌd(y)o͞oəˈˌdēnl/ /d(y)o͞oˈädnəl/
adjetivo
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • The diverticulum may possess aberrant islands of gastric mucosa, pancreatic and duodenal glands.
  • We describe the case of a patient with gastric and duodenal ulcers and gastric endocrine heterotopia.
  • The distal duodenum and duodenal jejunal junction is especially susceptible to damage because it is fixed in position.

Origen

Late Middle English: from medieval Latin, from duodeni 'in twelves', its length being equivalent to the breadth of approximately twelve fingers.

Palabras que riman con duodenum

plenum

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División en sílabas: du·o·de·num

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