antral

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an·tral

(an'trăl),
Relating to an antrum.

an·tral

(an'trăl)
Relating to an antrum.

an·tral

(an'trăl)
Relating to an antrum.

antral

pertaining to the antrum; usually the reference is to the pyloric antrum of the stomach. See also pylorus.

antral peristalsis
responsible for the onward movement of ingesta through the pylorus; when the pylorus is closed the movements assist in the mixing and maceration of the stomach contents.