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Related to biliary dyskinesia: Biliary colic
sphinc·ter of Od·di dys·func·tion
structural or functional abnormality of the sphincter of Oddi that interferes with bile or pancreatic duct drainage.
Synonym(s): biliary dyskinesia
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biliary dyskinesiaAn idiopathic disorder of bile motility linked to structural and/or functional abnormalities of Oddi’s sphincter, usually understood to mean increased sphincter pressure. It may cause recurrent abdominal pain in middle-aged women after cholecystectomy, even in absence of clinical evidence of biliary or pancreatic disease.
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biliary dyskinesiaA tendency to spasm of the outlet of the BILE DUCT (sphincter of Oddi) so that the movement of bile into the duodenum is impeded.
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