pyloric valve


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Noun1.pyloric valve - the sphincter muscle of the pylorus that separates the stomach from the duodenumpyloric valve - the sphincter muscle of the pylorus that separates the stomach from the duodenum
pylorus - a small circular opening between the stomach and the duodenum
anatomical sphincter, sphincter, sphincter muscle - a ring of muscle that contracts to close an opening
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In clinical trials, the instrument worked well mechanically, permitting navigation of the human colon, and subsequently was used as a gastroscope for animals in viewing the pyloric valve and duodenum.
Besides knowing what's in a Long Island Ice Tea, they'll have to know how it passes through your pyloric valve, the symptoms of its effect on your brain, and they'll need to be alert to your moody, anxious moments.