Definition of Pyloric valve

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


Definition of Pyloric valve

1. Noun. (anatomy) A valvular fold at the end of the pyloric canal which lets food pass from the stomach to the duodenum. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pyloric Valve

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pylae
pylagore
pylagores
pylangia
pylangium
pyllour
pylon
pylonlike
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pyloric sphincter
pyloric sphincters
pyloric stenosis
pyloric valve (current term)
pyloric vein
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pyloruses
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pyne
pyned
pynes
pyning
pynoun
pynouns
pyo-
pyocyanase
pyocyanin

Literary usage of Pyloric valve

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1. Anatomy, Descriptive and Applied by Henry Gray (1913)
"The pyloric valve (valvula pylori) is formed by a reduplication of the mucous membrane of the stomach, covering a muscular ring composed of a thickened ..."

2. Anatomy of the Human Body by Henry Gray (1918)
"The pyloric valve (valvula pylori) is formed by a reduplication of tlie mucous membrane of the stomach, covering a muscular ring composed of a thickened ..."

3. Diseases of Nutrition and Infant Feeding by John Lovett Morse, Fritz Bradley Talbot (1920)
"The pyloric valve acts in a manner directly opposed to that at the cardia. ... On the duodenal side of the pyloric valve an alkaline reaction allows the ..."

4. Diseases of Nutrition and Infant Feeding by John Lovett Morse, Fritz Bradley Talbot (1920)
"As soon as it becomes acid, the cardiac orifice closes and remains so until the neighboring food components become alkaline.5 The pyloric valve acts in a ..."

5. Design in Nature: Illustrated by Spiral and Other Arrangements in the by James Bell Pettigrew (1908)
"They cross where they meet very obliquely, as happens in the muscular fibres of the pyloric valve (see c, d of Fig. C), (the Author, 1867). ..."

6. The Metropolitan (1836)
"As soon as the pyloric valve feels the presence of the smooth and bland ... For what is the sensibility of the pyloric valve, by which it is enabled to ..."

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