Definition of Musculus sphincter pylori

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

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

Medical Definition of Musculus sphincter pylori

1. A thickening of the circular layer of the gastric musculature encircling the gastroduodenal junction. Synonym: musculus sphincter pylori, sphincter muscle of pylorus. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Musculus Sphincter Pylori

musculus serratus posterior
musculus serratus posterior inferior
musculus serratus posterior superior
musculus skeleti
musculus soleus
musculus sphenosalpingostaphylinus
musculus sphincter
musculus sphincter ampullae hepatopancreaticae
musculus sphincter ani
musculus sphincter ani externus
musculus sphincter ani internus
musculus sphincter ductus choledochi
musculus sphincter ductus pancreatici
musculus sphincter pupillae
musculus sphincter pylori (current term)
musculus spinalis
musculus spinalis capitis
musculus spinalis cervicis
musculus spinalis colli
musculus spinalis dorsi
musculus spinalis thoracis
musculus splenius capitis
musculus splenius cervicis
musculus splenius colli
musculus stapedius

Literary usage of Musculus sphincter pylori

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1. Textbook of Anatomy by Daniel John Cunningham (1905)
"the circular muscular fibres, known as the pyloric sphincter (musculus sphincter pylori). When examined post-mortem in the ordinary way, the aperture, ..."

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