minor duodenal papilla

(redirected from Santorini minor caruncle)

mi·nor du·o·de·nal pa·pil·la

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the site of the opening of the accessory pancreatic duct into the duodenum, located anterior to and slightly superior to the major papilla.

minor duodenal papilla

the entrance into the duodenum for the accessory pancreatic duct and the junction of the foregut and midgut. It is just below the major duodenal papilla.

Santorini,

Giandomenico (Giovanni Domenico), Italian anatomist, 1681-1737.
concha santorini
incisurae santorini - notches in cartilage of external acoustic meatus.
papilla of Santorini - Synonym(s): Vater tubercle
Santorini canal - Synonym(s): Santorini duct
Santorini cartilage - a conical nodule of elastic cartilage surmounting the apex of each arytenoid cartilage. Synonym(s): corniculate cartilage
Santorini concha - a small concha frequently present on the posterosuperior part of the lateral nasal wall. Synonym(s): supreme nasal concha
Santorini duct - the excretory duct of the head of the pancreas. Synonym(s): accessory pancreatic duct; Santorini canal
Santorini fissures - two vertical fissures in the anterior portion of the cartilage of the external auditory meatus, filled by fibrous tissue. Synonym(s): notches in cartilage of external acoustic meatus
Santorini incisures - Synonym(s): notches in cartilage of external acoustic meatus
Santorini labyrinth - a venous plexus arising chiefly from the dorsal vein of the penis, situated below the base of the bladder at the sides of the prostate. Synonym(s): prostatic venous plexus
Santorini major caruncle - point of opening of the common bile duct and pancreatic duct into the duodenum. Synonym(s): major duodenal papilla
Santorini minor caruncle - the site of the opening of the accessory pancreatic duct into the duodenum, located anterior to and slightly superior to the major papilla. Synonym(s): minor duodenal papilla
Santorini muscle - draws angle of mouth laterally. Synonym(s): risorius muscle
Santorini tubercle - a rounded eminence on the posterior part of the aryepiglottic fold, formed by the underlying corniculate cartilages. Synonym(s): corniculate tubercle
Santorini vein - connects the superior sagittal sinus with the tributaries of the superficial temporal vein and other veins of the scalp. Synonym(s): parietal emissary vein