sphincter of pancreatic duct

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sphinc·ter of pan·cre·at·ic duct

[TA]
smooth muscle sphincter of the main pancreatic duct immediately proximal to the hepatoduodenal ampulla.

sphinc·ter of pan·cre·at·ic duct

(sfingk'tĕr pan'krē-at'ik dŭkt) [TA]
Smooth muscle sphincter of the main pancreatic duct immediately proximal to the hepatoduodenal ampulla.
Synonym(s): musculus sphincter ductus pancreatici [TA] .
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The most effective therapy for IARP due to sphincter of Oddi dysfunction is ablation of both the biliary and pancreatic sphincters.