pyloric stenosis

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Related to Congenital Hypertropic Pyloric Stenosis: Duodenal atresia, Annular pancreas, Hirschsprung disease

pyloric stenosis

A condition in which the pylorus (valve from stomach to small intestine) is narrowed, obstructing the passage of food. It can be caused by thickening of the muscle at the pylorus (in infants especially), or by scarring or the presence of a tumor.
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Noun1.pyloric stenosis - narrowing of the pyloric sphincter that blocks the passage of food from the stomach into the duodenum
stenosis, stricture - abnormal narrowing of a bodily canal or passageway
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py·lor·ic ste·no·sis

n. estenosis pilórica, estrechamiento del orificio pilórico.
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