pyloric canal


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py·lor·ic ca·nal

[TA]
the aboral segment (about 2-3 cm long) of the stomach; it succeeds the antrum and ends at the gastroduodenal junction.
Synonym(s): canalis pyloricus [TA]

py·lor·ic ca·nal

(pī-lōr'ik kă-nal') [TA]
The segment of the stomach that succeeds the antrum and ends at the gastroduodenal junction.
Synonym(s): canalis pyloricus [TA] .

pyloric canal

The cavity inside constricted region of the pyloric segment of the stomach that opens through the pyloric sphincter into the duodenum.
See also: canal
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the pyloric muscle wall thickness of greater than 4mm but did not meet the other criteria of pyloric canal length of 14 mm or more.
The mean pyloric canal length was 17.4 mm (range 14-30 mm) (table 2).
Statistical analysis showed that mean difference of external diameter of pyloric canal in group "B" was greater than group "A" it meant that the efficacy of inverted pylorus duodenal plasty technique was better than Y-U antral advancement flap pyloroplasty.