The gastric region between the body of the stomach and the duodenum; includes the pyloric sphincter.
The lower sphincter (opening) of the stomach into the small intestine.
The terminal portion of the stomach, connecting it with the duodenum (first part of the small intestine).
pyle = a gate + ouros = a guard; a gate-keeper, a janitor; distal, sphincteric orifice of stomach (Galen, c. 180 AD).
a small circular opening between the stomach and the duodenum
Greek = gate-keeper; hence, the part of the pyloric canal containing the sphincter, which guards the opening into the duodenum; adjective - pyloric.
The muscle that surrounds and controls the outlet of the stomach (between the stomach and the duodenum).
region of the stomach located between the antrum and the pyloric sphincter
opening or region of the stomach into the small intestine through which stomach contents are emptied.
where the stomach connects to the small intestine.
opening from the stomach into the top of the small intestine (duodenum).
the narrowed lowest portion of the stomach; the pyloric sphincter is located between the pylorus and the small intestine
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the distal aperture of the stomach, through which the stomach contents are emptied into the duodenum.
The opening from the stomach to the intestine.
A thick ring of muscle (a sphincter) between the stomach and duodenum. This sphincter helps control the release of the stomach contents into the small intestine.
The pylorus is the lower end of the stomach through which digested food is emptied into the intestine.
The sphincter muscle at the distal (lower) opening of the stomach. The pylorus only allows food to pass through after the digestive enzymes of the stomach have properly processed it. Once through the pylorus on its way to the duodenum, the food is still only partially digested.
The junction of the stomach and the small intestine.
The pylorus (from Greek pylorus; pyl- = gate, -orus = guard) is the region of the stomach that connects to the duodenum.