Definition of Pyloric sphincter

1. Noun. The sphincter muscle of the pylorus that separates the stomach from the duodenum.

Exact synonyms: Musculus Sphincter Pylori, Pyloric Valve
Group relationships: Pylorus
Generic synonyms: Anatomical Sphincter, Sphincter, Sphincter Muscle



Definition of Pyloric sphincter

1. Noun. (anatomy) Muscular valve connecting the stomach to the duodenum and regulating flow of materials out of the stomach. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pyloric Sphincter

pyknosis
pyknotic
pykrete
pyla
pylae
pylagore
pylagores
pylangia
pylangium
pyllour
pylon
pylonlike
pylons
pylori
pyloric
pyloric sphincter (current term)
pyloric sphincters
pyloric stenosis
pyloric valve
pyloric vein
pyloroplasty
pylorus
pyloruses
pyn
pyne
pyned
pynes
pyning
pynoun
pynouns

Literary usage of Pyloric sphincter

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1. American Journal of Roentgenology by American Radium Society (1921)
"The behavior of the pyloric sphincter relative to the passage of ... The meal starts through the normal pyloric sphincter immediately or within a few ..."

2. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by The American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1915)
"Hypertrophy of the pyloric sphincter muscle may have a further significance. ... The hypertrophied pyloric sphincter muscle would at least appear to be a ..."

3. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1908)
"... values of 0-7 per cent, to 0-8 per cent, there resulted prolonged spasm of the pyloric sphincter. REFERENCES. 1. ..."

4. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"When the duodenal chyme is again neutralized the pyloric sphincter opens, letting through four to ten cubic centimetres acid gastric chyme, but at the same ..."

5. A Text-book of Physiology for Medical Students and Physicians by William Henry Howell (1911)
"At certain intervals the pyloric sphincter relaxes and the contraction wave squeezes some of the fluid contents into the duodenum with considerable force. ..."

6. A Text-book of Physiology for Medical Students and Physicians by William Henry Howell (1911)
"At certain intervals the pyloric sphincter relaxes and the contraction wave squeezes some of the fluid contents into the duodenum with considerable force. ..."

7. A Text-book of Physiology for Medical Students and Physicians by William Henry Howell (1911)
"At certain intervals the pyloric sphincter relaxes and the contraction wave squeezes some of the fluid contents into the duodenum with considerable force. ..."

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