dilatation of a pyloric stricture with the fingers during a surgical operation.
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pylorodiosis(pī-lō″rō-dī-ō′sĭs) [Gr. pyloros, gatekeeper, + diosis, pushing under]
Dilation of the pylorus of the stomach.
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