ampulla of duodenum

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ampulla of duodenum

[TA]
the dilated portion of the superior part of the duodenum.
See also: duodenal cap.
Synonym(s): ampulla duodeni [TA], bulbus duodeni ☆ , duodenal ampulla (1)
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In this way, we gain access to the area of the bulbus duodeni. The transverse colon (gastrocolic ligament) is partially dissected from the stomach and duodenum and reflected inferiorly.
Uber den rotgenologischen Nachweis von Varizen im Bulbus duodeni. Fortschr Geb Rontgenstr 1931; 43: 60-65.