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Pyloric sphincter

Descriptions of Pyloric sphincter

Pyloric sphincter: the sphincter muscle of the pylorus that separates the stomach from the duodenum
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Summary Information: Pyloric sphincter

Pyloric sphincter: The pyloric sphincter is a ring of muscle that lies between the pylorus of the stomach and the duodenum of the small intestine. The pyloric sphincter lets food that has been partially digested in the stomach into the small intestine. Conditions that afflict the pyloric sphincter include stomach cancer and pyloric stenosis.

Closely Related Organs: Pyloric sphincter

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Conditions Afflicting Organs: Pyloric sphincter

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Other Names: Pyloric sphincter

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Symptoms Related to Afflictions of: Pyloric sphincter

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