protoduodenum

protoduodenum

 [pro″to-doo″o-de´num]
the first or proximal portion of the duodenum, extending from the pylorus to the duodenal papilla.

pro·to·du·o·de·num

(prō'tō-dū'ō-dē'nŭm),
The first part of the duodenum, which extends from the gastroduodenal pylorus as far as the major duodenal papilla and develops from the caudal foregut of the embryo; it has no plicae circulares and is the location of the duodenal glands.

protoduodenum

/pro·to·du·o·de·num/ (-doo″o-de´num) the first or proximal portion of the duodenum, extending from the pylorus to the duodenal papilla.

protoduodenum

(1) Primitive duodenum; duodenum primitivum [NE3]. 
(2) An obsolete term for the part of the definitive duodenum that develops from embryonic foregut.

pro·to·du·o·de·num

(prō'tō-dū'ō-dē'nŭm, dū-od'ĕ-nǔm)
The first part of the duodenum, which extends from the pylorus as far as the major duodenal papilla and develops from the caudal foregut of the embryo; it has no circular folds of the small intestine and is the location of the duodenal glands.

protoduodenum

the first or proximal portion of the duodenum, extending from the pylorus to the duodenal papilla.