pyloric opening


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opening

 [o´pen-ing]
a gap or open space; anatomic nomenclature for various types of openings includes aditus, aperture, foramen, fossa, hiatus, inlet, meatus, orifice, ostium, and outlet.
aortic opening
1. the aperture in the diaphragm for passage of the descending aorta.
cardiac opening the opening from the esophagus into the stomach.
pulmonary opening (opening of pulmonary trunk) pulmonary orifice.
pyloric opening the opening between the stomach and duodenum.

pyloric opening

The opening between the stomach and duodenum.
See also: opening

opening

an aperture, orifice or open space.

aortic opening
1. the aperture of the ventricle into the aorta.
2. the aperture in the diaphragm for passage of the descending aorta.
cardiac opening
the opening from the esophagus into the stomach.
pyloric opening
the opening between the stomach and duodenum.