pyloric incompetence


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py·lor·ic in·com·pe·tence

a patulous state or want of tone of the pylorus that allows the passage of food into the intestine before gastric digestion is completed.
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pyloric incompetence

A weakness of the pyloric sphincter, which permits undigested food to leave the stomach and enter the duodenum.
See also: incompetence
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py·lor·ic in·com·pe·tence

(pī-lōrik in-kompĕ-tĕns)
Patulous state or want of tone of pylorus that allows passage of food into intestine before gastric digestion is completed.
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