water-trap stomach


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wa·ter-·trap stom·ach

a ptotic and dilated stomach, having a relatively high (though normally placed) pyloric outlet which is held up by the gastrohepatic ligament.
Synonym(s): drain-trap stomach
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wa·ter-trap stom·ach

(waw'tĕr-trap stŏm'ăk)
A ptotic and dilated stomach, having a relatively high (although normally placed) pyloric outlet that is held up by the gastrohepatic ligament.
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water-trap stomach

A stomach with the pylorus situated unusually high, causing slow emptying.
See also: stomach
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